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Table 1 Maximum amounts of milk (litres/calf/day or week, respectively) offered during the suckling period

From: Feeding mastitis milk to organic dairy calves: effect on health and performance during suckling and on udder health at first calving

Suckling week Mean amount of milk (l) per calf and day Milk (l) per calf and week
1 6 42
2 7 49
3 7 49
4 7 49
5 7 49
6 7 49
7 6 42
8 5.8 40.5
9 5.1 35.7
10 4.4 30.8
11 3.4 24.1
12 1.6 11.1
Maximum milk amount 471.2
  1. Fed to 34 calves by the automatic feeders during the 12-week suckling period; weaning was performed stepwise starting from suckling week 7.