Nutritional Strategies for a Healthy Transition to Lactation: An Update
Barry Bradford, Dairy Cattle Nutrition - Dairy Research 2007, Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension
Reducing cull rates and improving fertility in early lactation has a dramatic effect on the profitability of many dairies. Continuing research on transition cow nutrition has led to the development of an array of nutritional strategies to prevent disorders during the transition period. It is important, however, to realize that some of these strategies have similar modes of action, and as such, the...