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Article published the August 11, 2020:

Multi-mycotoxins contamination exposes ruminant livestock to health and performance issue

Ruminants have a unique digestive physiology characterized by a pre-systemic fermentation and digestion of plant constituents such as cellulose by microorganisms comprising the ruminal flora. This particulari...
Author/s :
Virginie Marquis
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Article published the August 7, 2020:

The seasonal and inter-annual patterns of biomass accumulation and crude protein in kleingrass (Panicum coloratum) in the semiarid Pampean region of Argentina

Introduction Complementary grazing systems (CGS) involve the rotation of animals between forage resources of species with different patterns of seasonal growth and development (Gillen et al., 1999; Moore et al...
Author/s :
Carlos Ferri
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Article published the August 4, 2020:

Non antibiotic strategies to modify the microbial population of dairy cattle: impacts on milk production, animal health, and food safety

Author/s :
Dean PringleFrancis L. FluhartyTodd Callaway
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Article published the July 31, 2020:

Thoughts and insights on some factors that can affect the effectiveness of heat stress mitigation in dairy farms

In a survey that we carried out recently in Israel, we found a great variation between farms, in terms of the number of hours along the day the cows are in "heat stress" condition (body temperature above normal...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 22, 2020:

The dose of chestnut and quebracho polyphenols alters rumen microbiota profile and production of volatile fatty acids in bovines

Previous studies showed that inclusion of polyphenol-rich plant extracts in feed improves performance in ruminants, but the effect may vary depending on the dosage used. It has been shown that polyphenols modif...
Author/s :
Alejandro CastilloClaudio CabralJuan DÍaz CarrascoJuan Maria BaeckMariano Fernandez Miyakawa
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The use of Intra-vaginal data loggers to improve the effectiveness of cooling treatment to dairy cows

The summer heat stress is one of the largest causes of economic losses to dairy farms in the world. In particularly hot regions, a drop of more than 1,500 liters par lactation from cow’s potential is repo...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The cows calving in early summer need to be in proper body condition, in addition to be intensively cooled

Efficient cooling systems based on water evaporation from cow's body surface have been developed in last four decades in dairy sectors of warm climate countries. The main effect of cooling is in reducing the dr...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 21, 2020:

The economic benefits of cooling dry cows

Summer losses in milk production are usually related to the negative impact of summer heat stress on the lactating cow. In the last 40 years, some studies realized in different parts of the world showed that al...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the July 20, 2020:

Balancing Fat Nutrition to Optimise Transition Cow Performance

Introduction The transition period into lactation remains one of the most challenging and important phases of the production cycle in a dairy cow. It is a transient period around calving characterised by drast...
Author/s :
Joe Magadi
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Yeast probiotic Actisaf® Sc 47 boosts milk production in early-lactation dairy cows

Early-lactation dairy cows have high energy demand for milk production. Often the energy intake in this period is not enough to meet their requirements and the cows often face negative energy balance that may...
Author/s :
Mohamed MammeriValentin Nenov
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