Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

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Article published the November 8, 2018:

Application of Real Coded Genetic Algorithm (RGA) to Find Least Cost Feedstuffs for Dairy Cattle During Pregnancy

INTRODUCTION As far as the profit is concerned to the farmers, the cost of the feed plays an important role. The dairy farmers in Karnataka are having limitations in terms of feedstuffs available in the region...
Author/s :
Rajendran DuraisamyRavinder Singh Kuntal
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Article published the September 17, 2018:

Cactus (Opuntia sps.) as fodder in the dry lands of Argentina

Introduction Some 2.6 million hectares are cultivating in the world, where the greatest use of cactus for forage or fodder occurs in Tunisia: 600,000 ha, Algeria: 150,000 ha, Mexico: 230,000 ha (39), South Af...
Author/s :
Juan Carlos Guevara
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Article published the September 17, 2018:

Sustainable use of pastures in the plain of Mendoza (Argentina)

Introduction The major use of rangelands is grazing or browsing by livestock and wild herbivores. Semiarid and arid rangelands are often fragile and subjected to accelerated soil erosion if not managed appropr...
Author/s :
Juan Carlos Guevara
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Article published the July 27, 2018:

Guidelines for the metabolic cage of cattle

Introduction The metabolic cages are used to study the metabolism of feeds in the animal. Metabolic trials are conducted to collect the feces, urine and feeds residue using precisely for analysis nutrients int...
Author/s :
Dr. Shivlal Singh KunduDr. Umesh Sontakke Goutam MondalSonali Prusty
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Article published the November 16, 2017:

Effects of water restriction following feeding on nutrient digestibilities, milk yield and composition and blood hormones in lactating Holstein cows under heat stress conditions

  Introduction Heat stress causes major losses ($ 2.4 billion) in animal production, including dairy cattle, beef cattle, swine and poultry in the USA (St-Pierre et al., 2003). Heat stress affects feed i...
Author/s :
Jalil Ghassemi Nejad
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Article published the September 15, 2017:

Dairy cows value access to pasture as highly as fresh feed

Many dairy cows in the developed world are now housed exclusively indoors with fewer than 5% of the 10 million lactating cows in the United States having access to pasture during the grazing season. Indoor hous...
Author/s :
Marina A. G. von Keyserlingk
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Article published the June 15, 2017:

Using Digestible NDF to Determine Forage Quality

Relative feed value has been used for a number of years to indicate the overall feed value of forage. In recent years, there have been some changes considered to make this assessment more accurate in regards to...
Author/s :
Dr. Dan Undersander
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Article published the December 23, 2016:

Comparison of enhanced, tame Italian ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum L.), long established and naturally reseeded, versus an annual ryegrass crop in the flood plain of Río Salado, Argentina: Winter forage production under grazing

Introduction In temperate regions, grazing livestock production systems are primarily constrained, both biophysically and economically, by the amount, seasonality, and interannual variability of forage produce...
Author/s :
Darío ColombattoHernan Miguel MagazJose Luis Danelon
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Article published the April 4, 2013:

Why New Technologies are Ignored in Developing Countries

Technologies are the mile stones for developments. The high cost evolved in developing such tools make it non reachable for the poor nations. However, the obsolete technologies are being awarded as ai...
Author/s :
Dr.P.George Kunju John
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Article published the November 21, 2012:

Soybeans as Forage for Dairy Cattle

Drought conditions will force dairy producers to look for alternative crops to feed as forages. Oilseed crops, such as soybeans, may be harvested for forage when the decision is made that drought conditions hav...
Author/s :
Alvaro GarciaDavid CasperKenneth Kalscheur
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