Additives & feedstuffs in dairy nutrition Technical Articles

Nutrition

Article published the October 17, 2012:

Physical and chemical characteristics studies during the processing of soybean used in monogastric feeding

Introduction Genetic evolution of production animals and the increase of food demand have required high quality and digestibility products for animal feeds use. In Brazil, especially in Paraná State, s...
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Article published the August 14, 2012:

Increasing cow feed profitability with sugar

While humans are used to diets that contain concentrated sugar, it might be better if sugar was used in animal feed instead. Sugar is a concentrated energy food that is not a vital nutrient for humans; but, f...
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Dr.P.George Kunju John
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Article published the August 14, 2012:

The role of feed additives in ruminant nutrition and management systems: past, present and future

Rumen microbiology The rumen is the first stomach of cattle, sheep and goats. All digestion in this organ is carried out by a microbial population which consists of ciliate protozoa, anaerobic bacteria and ana...
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John Wallace
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Article published the July 30, 2012:

Redox status as a promising new way to explore live yeast metabolism in the rumen

Oxidation-reduction or simply redox reactions are an important class of chemical reactions encountered in many biological media. Redox reactions occur in living or- ganisms and are indeed essential to life. The...
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Article published the October 26, 2010:

Chromium Supplementation in Cattle Diets

IntroductionIn the late 1950's Schwartz and Mertz (1959) reported that trivalent chromium (Cr) was an essential component of a factor in brewer's yeast that corrected impaired glucose metabolism in rats fed cer...
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Jerry Spears
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Article published the October 14, 2010:

Effects of Antibiotics and Oil on Microbial Profiles and Fermentation

Ionophores and supplemental fat are fed to lactating cows to improve feed efficiency. Their effect on rumen fermentation is similar, but less is known about their impact on rumen microbes. The objective of this...
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Dr. Vivek Fellner
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Article published the September 20, 2010:

Symposium: lonophores and Nutrient Digestion and Absorption in Ruminants

This paper reviews the effects of feeding ionophores on nutrient digestion and absorption. In cattle, monensin and lasalocid increase apparent digestible energy by an average of 2.0 percentage units. In sheep, ...
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Jerry Spears
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Article published the August 14, 2009:

Elaboration of ruminant supplements with byproducts and residues of bio-ethanol produced on farm settings

To establish, validate and evaluate the technical and economic efficiency of a decentralized approach for production of hydrated and anhydrous ethanol (95% and 96% concentration, respectively) a low-cost, small...
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Carlos A. MallmannHarold Ospina Patino
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Article published the April 27, 2009:

Nutritional Control of Feed Intake in Dairy Cattle

Feed intake is determined by many interacting factors and prediction of feed intake is the "Achilles heel" of diet formulation. Many different diet characteristics interact with environment and physiological st...
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Article published the April 6, 2009:

Understanding Milling Feed Byproducts For Dairy Cattle

Accurate understanding of the chemical composition of feedstuffs is the key in properly identifying cost effective feed ingredients and in delivering a ration that maximizes milk production. Assembling this kno...
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