Feeding fat to dairy cows: A complex subject
Steve Blezinger / Management and Nutritional Consultant.
Feeding fat and fat products to dairy cows is common on most, if not all, dairies. Understanding how to properly feed fats and fat products is another story and seems to change daily.
This is especially true as we work to understand the roles various fat components (fatty acids) play in the animal in terms of production (volume and components), health and reproduction.
And while it may not be ne...