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Nowadays that pandemic is of actuality some epidemiology lessons can be extracted to understand lameness prevention. To address lameness prevention in an academic way we must follow the basis of preventative medicine stablished by Wirchow based on 3 steps: There are 3 level of prevention: 1 Avoid disease appearance 2 Minimize clinical expression 3 Treat clinical cases to minimize severity &nb ...
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Rajeshwaran these mattresses need to be installed on concrete that has a slope of 3 to 5% in order to have humidity drained out of the building. They need to be cleaned at the rear twice a day, in case manure is eventually on the mattress.
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As a Dairy consultant working in HOT environments, for me the DDGS is a basic complement for the formulation into a feeding plan, provide a high source of energy which is very positive specifically in recent calving cows conditions (first 30 days) and after until 100 days of lactation help to keep the BCS.Also can be use in closeup cows about 2 to 3% total formula in DM, about 7% in fresh first ...
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Introduction In field conditions, body condition scoring has been accepted as most satisfactory tool for easy judgment of dairy animals for their energy status as compared to the laboratory methods like estimation of plasma NEFA, BHBA, glucose, urea, protein, etc. but they are laboratory methods which require a well-equipped lab facility, and it is expensive too. BCS is a method commonly used to ...
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Introduction Past research in dairy cattle nutritional management has focused almost exclusively on the nutritive aspects of the diet, resulting in many discoveries and improvements in dairy cow health and production. Despite many advances this field we are still faced with several challenges associated with feeding dairy cattle. Recent field observations suggest that housing and management can p ...
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Take Home Messages   By-product feeds can provide nutritional and economic benefits for dairy managers. Pricing and positioning are key focus areas to consider. Several questions must be managed for on-farm success. Feed variation must be considered when building dairy rations using by-product feeds.     Introduction By-product feeds (also referred to as co-product feed ...
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Relative feed value has been used for a number of years to indicate the overall feed value of forage. In recent years, there have been some changes considered to make this assessment more accurate in regards to predicting the feed value of forage. It is well accepted that there is a correlation between the acid detergent fiber (ADF) portion of forage and the energy value of the forage. One of the ...
Participation in Forum on July 10, 2020
Very informative indeed. Thanks Prof.
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Chuck Schwab, Professor Emeritus University of New Hampshire, USA. speaks about the factors affecting the amino acid (AA) requirements of dairy cows: Protein digestion, metabolizable AA sources, absorbed AA functions, benefits of balancing for the most limiting AA, and more. Presentation at the 2020 Vision and Beyond Ruminant Nutrition Conference, organized by Adisseo
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Most soils in New Zealand are low in Se to various degrees, and an efficient supplementation of selenium is therefore crucial to maintain the reproductive and productive performances of animals. Listen to Triana Parker, Country Manager at BEC Feed Solutions. Trina will share her experience with her NZ customers on the use of Selisseo in ruminants with us.
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