Effectiveness of fattening young cattle in large-scale units in relation to microclimatic conditions

Dushko, M.I.

Veterinariya, Kiev, USSR 58: 53-56, 78-79


Accession: 001190803

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The effect of different microclimatic conditions in winter and spring was studied in calves from 15 days to 4 months old. Gains were greatest and illness and mortality were least in housing with interchange of air 24 to 41 msuperscript 3/h 50 kg, temperature 15 degrees to 17 degrees C, relative humidity 64 to 74% and movement of air 0.20 to 0.33 m/sec.