Additives & feedstuffs in dairy nutrition Technical Articles

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Article published the September 25, 2020:

Additives: Use of Choline and Methionine in Dairy Cattle

Methionine (Met) and choline (Chol) supply in dairy cows continues to be of interest Historically emphasis on: Milk protein (Met) Liver lipid metabolism (Met and Chol) More recently, i.e. from 1990s t...
Author/s :
Juan Loor
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Article published the September 3, 2020:

Optimizing dairy cow farming efficiency through feed efficiency: improve forage fiber digestibility

More than 85-90% of the forage’s fiber could be degraded in a well working rumen. The forage fiber characteristics represent the key point to improve feed efficiency, considering their effects on diet ...
Author/s :
Andrea Formigoni
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Article published the August 11, 2020:

How to match ingredients and productivity?

Ingredients are the basis of all animal feed. In times where alternative ingredients receive more and more attention, we should not forget to ask ourselves how ingredient properties affect the transition into...
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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 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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Article published the January 8, 2020:

Evaluating supplements and additives

For the most part, most dairies include at least some supplemental or additive products in their feeding programs. We build diets starting with the forage base, using the best forages we can, and then add diffe...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve Blezinger
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Article published the December 17, 2019:

Use and performance of leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) in Venezuelan animal production systems

Silvopastoral systems One of the limitations for the efficient production of meat and milk in livestock systems of Venezuela is the scarcity of high-protein forage from plants adapted to the acid soils and pro...
Author/s :
EDUARDO ESCALANTE
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Article published the December 17, 2019:

Establishment and management of leucaena in Latin America

Author details: 1 School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; 2 Instituto de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA), Leales, Tucumán, Argentina; 3 Cen...
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EDUARDO ESCALANTE
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Article published the August 25, 2019:

Mepron® - The best Methionine source for ruminants shows excellent handling properties

Key information Mepron® is a dust free mini pellet (1.8 * 3mm) with a very high degree of durability and low humidity with min. 85 % content of DL-methionine in a rumen protected form. Its spec...
Author/s :
Claudia Parys
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Article published the March 6, 2019:

What are Refined Functional Carbohydrates (RFC™) and How Do They Promote Gut Health?

Imminent VFD regulations are anticipated to create challenging conditions for dairy producers. Yeast products are one of the many options that are being explored to overcome these challenges. There is a wide ra...
Author/s :
Sangita Jalukar
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