TECHNICAL ARTICLES Dairy

Normal Heart Girth measurement and body weight of calves and heifers

Table 1: Normal heart girth measurement and body weight of calves and heifers of dairy cattle breeds during the growth period (adapted from the imperial units published by Quinn, 1980)

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Primary Reference:

Quinn, T. 1980. Dairy Farm Management. Unit 17. Calf Management Practices, Page 195. Van Norstand Reinhold, New York.

Secondary References (cited by Quinn, 1980):

USDA Technical Bulletins 1098 and 1099 (undated).

Nebraska Agricultural Experimental Station Research Bulletin 194 (1960).

Davis, H.F. (undated), University of Nebraska.

Date published: 2005-05-03

Author:
Stephen Slippers

Publication:
Adapted from the
imperial units published by
Quinn, 1980