Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

The effect of inclusion of a range of supplementary feeds on milk yield and composition of grazing dairy cows

  • S. J. Morrison (a1), D. C. Patterson (a1) and D. J. Kilpatrick (a2)

Extract

With increasing Holsteinisation of the dairy herd, the milk production potential of dairy cows has increased substantially over the past two decades. This development presents new challenges for managing dairy cows during grazing, particularly where the objective is to maximise the proportion of energy in the diet derived from forage (Mayne and Peyraud, 1996). The objective of the current study was to explore forage supplementation strategies to maintain high milk yields from grass and forage in dairy cows during the grazing season. A second objective of the study was to examine the effect of concentrates of contrasting degradability on milk production.

Copyright

Corresponding author

References

Hide All
Mayne, C. S. and Peyraud, J.L. 1996. Recent Advances in grassland utilisation under grazing and conservation. Grassland and Land Use Systems, Vol. 1 – 15-19 September 1996.

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed