Dairy Cattle Nutrition Technical Articles


Article published the October 30, 2020:

Validation of Cabruca System In Pastures

Introduction The dominant primary plant formation in the Cacaueira is a dense ombrophilous forest, known like Atlantic rainforest or simply Atlantic forest. This biome is found along of the Brazilian coast, co...
Author/s :
Érico Lobão
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Article published the October 11, 2020:

Selenium And Immunity: Food For Thought

A balanced diet is key for human health promotion. Among essential nutrients Selenium is shown to be deficient in many countries worldwide. In animals as well as in humans, Selenium deficiency is associated wit...
Author/s :
Michele De MarcoPeter Surai
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Article published the October 8, 2020:

Successful weaning of calves

THE PHASES OF THE RAISING PROCESS Under intensive systems, the stage called Calf Rearing lasts approximately up to 60 days (30-60 days) and has three important phases:   1. Pre-ruminant phase - in which...
Author/s :
Daniel Werner
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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 27, 2020:

A Focus on Immunity – The Impact of Nutrition

For the last few months, it seems that immunity has been at the forefront of our thought process – not just for the dairy industry but world-wide. While everyone has been focused on staying healthy and ha...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve Blezinger
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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 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 May 5, 2020:

Mepron® increased the Performance of Danish Dairy Herds

Many European dairy farmers suffered a lot from the bad milk price situation in the past few years. Fortunately, prices have stabilized over the last two years and farmers look to continue to be profitable. N...
Author/s :
Claudia Parys
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Article published the March 5, 2020:

Improved Performance of Grass-fed Beef supplemented with Silvafeed® ByPro

Global demand for animal proteins is foreseen to increase by 22% (Figure 1). Thus, one of the main challenges for 2050, in addition to meeting the high expectations in terms of food production, is facing the va...
Author/s :
Marcelo Manella
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