Increase intake and up milk yield with later grass variety

Buss, Jessica
June 2002
Farmers Weekly;6/28/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 26, p42
Trade Publication
Discusses research which investigated grassland structure of different ryegrass varieties and its effect on the milking performance of the cow in Teagasc, Ireland. Reference to a study by Michael O'Donovan; Impact of using late heading grass varieties in intensive grazing systems on milk yield; Discussion on findings.


Related Articles

  • Fish meal supplementation to early lactation Jersey cows grazing ryegrass pasture. Malleson, E. R.; Meeske, R.; Erasmus, L. J.; Van Niekerk, W. A.; Coertze, R. J. // South African Journal of Animal Science;2008, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p331 

    This trial was conducted to test the hypothesis that early lactation cows grazing ryegrass pasture and receiving maize and mineral supplementation could respond to additional supplementation with a protein source such as fish meal. Multiparous Jersey cows in early to mid lactation that grazed...

  • Effect of silage from ryegrass intercropped with winter or common vetch for grazing dairy cows in small-scale dairy systems in Mexico. Hernández-Ortega, Martha; Heredia-Nava, Darwin; Espinoza-Ortega, Angelica; Sánchez-Vera, Ernesto; Arriaga-Jordán, Carlos M. // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Jun2011, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p947 

    The objective was to determine the effect of including silages of annual ryegrass ( Lolium multiflorum) intercropped with winter vetch ( Vicia villosa) (ARG-VV) or with common vetch ( Vicia sativa) (ARG-VS) compared with maize silage (MS) on milk yield and milk composition of dairy cows grazing...

  • No grazing dairy production.  // Irish Farmers Monthly;10/1/2013, p6 

    The article reports that the expectation for the planning permission submission on a large-scale milk production unit to be delivered to South Tipperary County was viewed that would be a confined unit with little or no access for the cows to graze grass in Ireland.

  • Beef cattle need high-quality grass, too -- not only dairy herds.  // Missouri Ruralist;Jun2012, Vol. 152 Issue 6, p18 

    The article offers information on the need of beef cows for high-quality grazing through the summer because beef cattle benefits from the mother cow's continued milk production.

  • Milk producers ponder action over price cut.  // Farmers Weekly;8/23/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 8, p16 

    Reports on the plans of milk producers in England to file legal actions against Meadow Foods for its imposition of a price cut on July 1, 2002. Statement issued by Meadow Foods regarding the price cut; Requests made by the milk producers.

  • Grazing Dairies Need Grain, Too. Boylen, Kelli // Hay & Forage Grower Exclusive Insight;3/3/2014, p2 

    The article explains the benefit of supplementing what grazing cows take from pasture with grains. Topics discussed include the result of inadequate supplementation in milk production, better absorption of crude protein from pasture, increased microbial growth in the rumen provided by corn, less...

  • Rotational grazing can increase profits.  // Southeast Farm Press;7/16/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 18, p20 

    The article offers the author's view on the benefits of continuous grazing to cattle growers in the U.S. The author states that it offers low fencing cost, low daily management requirements, and acceptable animal gains. The author notes that grazing is successful with dry cows, bred heifers, and...

  • Early Lactation Milk Yield and Interrelationships Between Milk Constituents of Free Grazing Prepartum Supplemented Bunaji Cows. Olafadehan, O. A. // Research Journal of Animal & Veterinary Sciences;2010, Vol. 5, p1 

    A study was conducted to investigate effect of prepartum supplementary feeding of free grazing Bunaji cows on the early lactation milk yield (MY) and interrelationships between the resulting milk constituents. Twenty cows, balanced for their weight and parity, were allocated to a completely...

  • Pasture Cows Nutrition in Submounteens Condition in Sumava Region. Martínková, Lenka; Čermák, Bohuslav; Vondrášková, Barbora; Šoch, Miloslav; Zábranský, Luboš; Frelich, Jan; Maršálek, Miroslav // Scientific Papers: Animal Science & Biotechnologies / Lucrari St;2014, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p26 

    Quality of meadow and grazing herbage was evaluated. Dry matter, crude protein, ash, fat and fibers were analyzed. Herbage sampling was realized on three pastures of cattle with higher altitudes. Grass and herbage are the most natural and optimal feedstuff for cattle in fresh and as silage feed....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics