The Production of High Feed Value Grass Silage and the Choice of Compound Feed Type to Maximise Animal Performance
Grass silage forms the basal forage for the vast majority of dairy and beef cattle in Ireland and the United Kingdom. During the ensiling process majo
Understanding the processes of protein degradation in forage crops provides opportunities for improved silage quality and enhanced animal production
...almost 80% of the total winter forage fed to ruminant livestock. In Europe,
accounts for 54%, maize 32%, whole crop cereals 2% and legumes 1% of...
Are we turning chickens into cows: How much grass do free range broiler eat?
.... Although it has been established by observation studies that chickens eat
while on range (Glatz et al., 2005, Miao et al., 2005), there have b...
Effect of an in-feed microencapsulated blend of organic acids and nature-identical compounds in pigs experimentally infected with Salmonella enterica Ser-typhymurium
Salmonella typhymurium is the predominant serotype found in pig carcasses in Europe and several strains are resistant to antibiotics . Risk-based
Making the most out of forage in beef production systems
... agricultural land is suitable only as grassland. A large proportion of the
is fed, either fresh or conserved, to beef cattle.Although grassland...
Beyond the science: what the farmer looks for in the production of silage
Grass silage is, and will remain, the basal forage for the majority of beef and dairy cattle in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Northwestern Europe and t
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