Dairy Cattle Nutrition Technical Articles

Nutrition

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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Article published the January 8, 2020:

Use of the Ruminal Content of Cattle Benefited in the Municipality Píritu, State Falcón-Venezuela, as a Food Resource

1. Introduction In the agricultural areas of Venezuela, specifically in Píritu municipality, the main problem in animal nutrition is the energy component of balanced rations, due to the inadequacies of ...
Author/s :
Héctor Bracho Espinoza
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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 November 25, 2019:

Microencapsulation to the Maxx: A New Delivery System for Food and Bioactive Ingredients in Animals

Abstract This paper discusses the definition, methods, advantages and disadvantages of microencapsulation, and identifies the improvements achieved in animal nutrition with the advent of microencapsulation. M...
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Article published the September 17, 2019:

Potential for 20 % improvement in efficiency of protein use for milk production by amino acid balancing

Research conducted at the US Dairy Forage Research Center in Madison (WI) has shown the potential for improving milk nitrogen (N) efficiency by more than 20 % through balancing amino acids and reducing crude pr...
Author/s :
Claudia Parys
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