Duration To be completed March 2007 Team and Leader  Drs H. Wicks, R. Fallon, L. Dawson, A. Carson, C.S. Mayne and A. Wylie Organisations Involved ARINI, Hillsborough; Newforge; Teagasc, Grange R.O.I. Background and Summary Current recommendations in the UK and Ireland suggest that restricted feeding of calves (up to 8 weeks of age) of a milk replacer containing 20 to 23% crude protein is adequate to meet the calf's protein requirements.  The daily allowance of milk replacer of 450 to 750 g DM/d (at 12.5% DM concentration) fed in association with an ad libitum concentrate...