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Article published the April 20, 2020:

The relationship between hours per day above THI threshold and cow's performance, under Israeli summer

Dairy sectors all over the world have been using the cattle heat load index (THI) as a mean of characterizing the climatic conditions to which cows are exposed. This is true when analyzing the results of experi...
Author/s :
Israel FlamenbaumYaniv Lavon
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Article published the April 17, 2020:

Selsaf®, a natural source of selenium with dual protection and dual benefits

In 1817, selenium (Se) was isolated for the first time by Berzelius. At that time little was known about its biological function, until its nutritional requirement was revealed about 140 years later by Schwar...
Author/s :
Ruth Raspoet
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Article published the March 31, 2020:

Metabolic Consequences of Inflammation and Leaky Gut

Dairy cows alter their metabolic, hormonal, mineral, and immunological systems as they transition from pregnancy to lactation. Following parturition cows are unable to consume enough nutrients to meet the ene...
Author/s :
Erin HorstLance Baumgard
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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 February 19, 2020:

Importance of Body Condition Scoring in Dry Period of Dairy Cows

Introduction In field conditions, body condition scoring has been accepted as most satisfactory tool for easy judgment of dairy animals for their energy status as compared to the laboratory methods like estima...
Author/s :
AMIT KUMAR SINGH
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Article published the January 27, 2020:

Supplementation with rumen-protected methionine optimized Lys/Met ratio in dairy rations based on alfalfa and corn silage

The protein in alfalfa silage is subject to extensive degradation to non protein nitrogen (NPN) in the silo. Furthermore, the NPN in alfalfa silage is rapidly degraded to ammonia in the rumen and, if not captur...
Author/s :
Claudia Parys
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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 December 30, 2019:

The use of the "summer to winter ratio" index, to assess the effect of summer heat stress on the performance of dairy cows in different regions of the USA

Summer heat stress causes significant economic losses to the U.S. livestock and especially the dairy industry. Different studies conducted in the United States indicate an annual loss of about $ 1.5 billion to ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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Article published the December 17, 2019:

The implementation of an intensive cooling system in a large scale dairy farm in South Russia

Cooling means to reduce heat stress from cows was developed over the last four decades in Israel, and are applied to a different degree of success in many farms in the world.  Cooling cows in the farm is ...
Author/s :
Israel Flamenbaum
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