Dairy Cattle Technical Articles

Nutrition

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 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...
Author/s :
EDUARDO ESCALANTE
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Article published the September 2, 2019:

Effect of oscillating time of feeding and oscillating diet formulation on performance and carcass characteristics in feedlot steers

Author/s :
Alejandro RellingFrancis Fluharty
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Article published the August 26, 2019:

Nutrition management without antibiotics

As of January 2017, the FDA began a stricter regulation of antibiotics commonly used in the animal-feeding industry. Livestock and poultry producers alike have been accused of overfeeding various antibiotics, l...
Author/s :
Dr. Steve Blezinger
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Article published the July 11, 2019:

Mammary Specific Function of a Bovine Mammary Epithelial Cell Clone Cultured on Collagen I Coated Inserts

Introduction The many hormones, growth factors and cell types involved in bovine mammary gland development and lactation make the elucidation of their roles difficult; a representative in vitro model of lactat...
Author/s :
Huw McconochieMichael Rose
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Article published the March 25, 2019:

Effect of Prosopis spp. as a nurse plant on nutrient content and productivity of Opuntia ellisiana Griffiths

Introduction There are numerous reasons behind the diffusion of cacti as forage or fodder around the world, such as the simple cultivation practices required to grow the crop, rapid establishment in a new area...
Author/s :
Eduardo GrünwaldtJuan Carlos Guevara
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Article published the March 25, 2019:

In vitro gas production of fibrous substrates with the inclusion of yeast

The addition of yeasts as additive in ruminant diets has favorable effects on microbial population and on the ruminal fermentative indicators. Consequently, health and productivity of animals are improved (Stel...
Author/s :
Yoandra Marrero Rodríguez
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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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