Supplement B vitamins in dairy cow diets
Forum: Consider rumen-protected B vitamins for dairy cows
John Hibma (Nutritionist)
Until recently there has not been a significant push to supplement B vitamins in dairy cow diets since they are known to be synthesized in large amounts in a cow's rumen.
It has been recognized for many years that B vitamins are essential for various aspects of a cow's metabolism, her overall health and milk production.
As milk production per cow has increased over the years, it may very well be...