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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:

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 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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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 November 8, 2019:

Mepron® supplementation during the transition phase and in early lactation increases DMI and performance of dairy cows

Transition – a metabolic challenge The transition phase is the period of exceptional metabolic challenges. Daily milk yield increases rapidly but DMI does not follow fast enough. Energy balance is negati...
Author/s :
Claudia Parys
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Article published the November 8, 2019:

Solid growth starts with proper nutrition

The objective of raising beef cattle is to obtaining good quality meat in a short period of time. Prerequisite for that is a healthy herd that turns feed into body mass, under optimal growing conditions where a...
Author/s :
Valentin Nenov
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