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INTRODUCTIONRumen microbes ferment dietary carbohydrates and protein to obtain ATP, which in turn is the major source of energy required for microbial growth. The two major reactions of rumen fermentation are volatile fatty acids (VFA) and microbial cells; the former are a primary source of metabolizable energy and the latter the primary source of metabolizable amino acids for maintenance and milk ...
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Today the main problem is the availability of desired feed and forage at a bearable cost. Adding any supplement, prebiotic and probiotic will surely benefit if basic requirements of feed ingredients are present in the feed.Main tussle with dairy farming is - Farmer says: I will definitely feed appropriately once I get the production. Animal says - You feed me first appropriately then only yield th ...
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Dry Cow Management Goals Every dairy producer's goal for the milking herd should be to maximize feed intake and milk production -- profitably. Proper dry cow management provides the foundation for a successful lactation. Management goals for the dry period include: properly nourishing the developing calf, maintaining optimum body condition score (3.5 to 4.0) ...
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The use of three different yeast solutions to reduce the damaging effects of heat stress in dairy cows has shown highly promising results according to Phileo Lesaffre Animal Care, France. The company’s solutions, fed as supplements to heat stressed dairy cows, were yeast probiotic, yeast paraprobiotic* and selenium yeast, with all three successfully helping to promote improvements in rume ...
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Dr.Vividha charate It is very difficult to give all details of 8 types of mastitis including blood in milk (Normal milk is white). A write up done for veterinary students recently is added here. Gist from the book Winning the fight against Mastitis: W.Nelson.Philpot, Stephen C Nicerson Experience of Bangalore Milk Union Doctors (23 members) has been clubbed Symptoms in Mastitis (one or more of ...
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Fat found in milk originates from three sources; de novo fatty acids synthesised in the milk gland of the cow (short-chain C4 to C14) comprise about 20-30% of total milk fatty acids, preformed fatty acids (long chain C18:0, C18:1 and C18:3) represent 35-40%, and the mixed group of fatty acids (C16) make up about 35%. Research has shown that the percentage of milk de novo fatty acids is positively ...
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Many dairy cows in the developed world are now housed exclusively indoors with fewer than 5% of the 10 million lactating cows in the United States having access to pasture during the grazing season. Indoor housing systems are designed to meet biological needs for food, water, hygiene, and shelter, but surveys of public and farmer opinion suggest that people think that pasture access is also import ...
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INTRODUCTION In ancient Vedic literature, there are references to indicate that milk and milk derivatives can be used, among other things, for the treatment of human diseases. It is reported that “only desi Indian cow milk contains 24 essential elements – notable among those are copper and gold (Aurum Hydra oxide) which provide energy & immunity power, highly antibiotics & ant ...
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Dear All, Great informative article regarding feeding dairy cows, the author has taken efforts to even convey the nuances of dairy herd feeding in a simplified way.  I would like to add my comment as TMR at larger herds can not only be restricted two different milking cow ration rather it might even split up to three or four different rations depends on the number of cows at different ...
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Sir, Is it not possible to promote hydroponics fodder growing to enhance availability of green fodder-particularly Barley green? For use in India less sophisticated, and based on Organic methods, smaller hydroponics devices can be developed to suit individual climate zones. It will be possible to make hydroponics fodder production more energy efficient in India- by reducing requirement of air ...
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