Additives & feedstuffs in dairy nutrition Technical Articles

Formulation and ingredients

Article published the May 4, 2021:

Progut® – the original postbiotic modulator of intestinal homeostasis and immunity for farm animals

Modern animal feeding includes prophylactic approaches for supporting intestinal homeostasis and immunity, in order to avoid dysbiosis, diseases, and need for antimicrobial medication. According to the principl...
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Hannele Kettunen
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Article published the April 6, 2021:

Natural betaine as an effective rumen modulator

Considering the livestock production, natural betaine plays a key role in the metabolism of monogastric animals. However, the role of betaine in ruminants and the rumen activity is underexplored until now. The...
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Article published the March 23, 2021:

Sustainability: Saving Land. When Less is more

Evonik's animal feed solutions based on low-protein, amino acid enriched diets make animal husbandry more efficient and help save resources. With a growing global population and rising affluence in many ...
Author/s :
Michael Binder
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Article published the September 25, 2020:

Additives: Use of Choline and Methionine in Dairy Cattle

Methionine (Met) and choline (Chol) supply in dairy cows continues to be of interest Historically emphasis on: Milk protein (Met) Liver lipid metabolism (Met and Chol) More recently, i.e. from 1990s t...
Author/s :
Juan Loor
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Article published the September 3, 2020:

Optimizing dairy cow farming efficiency through feed efficiency: improve forage fiber digestibility

More than 85-90% of the forage’s fiber could be degraded in a well working rumen. The forage fiber characteristics represent the key point to improve feed efficiency, considering their effects on diet ...
Author/s :
Andrea Formigoni
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Article published the August 11, 2020:

How to match ingredients and productivity?

Ingredients are the basis of all animal feed. In times where alternative ingredients receive more and more attention, we should not forget to ask ourselves how ingredient properties affect the transition into...
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Article published the August 7, 2020:

The seasonal and inter-annual patterns of biomass accumulation and crude protein in kleingrass (Panicum coloratum) in the semiarid Pampean region of Argentina

Introduction Complementary grazing systems (CGS) involve the rotation of animals between forage resources of species with different patterns of seasonal growth and development (Gillen et al., 1999; Moore et al...
Author/s :
Carlos Ferri
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Article published the July 8, 2020:

Yeast probiotic Actisaf® Sc 47 boosts milk production in early-lactation dairy cows

Early-lactation dairy cows have high energy demand for milk production. Often the energy intake in this period is not enough to meet their requirements and the cows often face negative energy balance that may...
Author/s :
Mohamed MammeriValentin Nenov
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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 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...
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