TITLE

Performance is improved with the right ration

AUTHOR(S)
Buss, Jessica; Allison, Richard
PUB. DATE
November 2002
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;11/15/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 20, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how right ration contributes to improvements in cow longevity in the high yielding herd at Hordle Manor Farm. Impact of calved cows that suffered from displaced abomasums; Nutrients needed in milking rations; Effect of the right milking ration on milk protein and milk fat.
ACCESSION #
8958263

 

Related Articles

  • Mixed rations improve milk yield and health. Allison, Richard; Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;4/12/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 15, p46 

    Discusses the effect of mixed rations on cow milk yield and health. Number of liters of milk increased by a mixed ration system for milking cows; Cattle diseases that are prevented because of mixed ration; Tips on ensuring a balanced ration.

  • Liver boost lifts yield. Hunt, Jeremy // Farmers Weekly;7/26/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 4, p38 

    Focuses on the benefits of LiFT, a dietary additive designed to enhance the liver function of cows. Cost of LiFT; Increase in the milk production of cows; Comparison between the additive-fed cows and the non-additive-fed cows.

  • Bid to improve low input herd's fertility figures. Davies, Robert; Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;1/24/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 4, p40 

    Focuses on the problem of cow infertility and the positive first experiences of robotic milking in the farm of Gelli Aur College. Types of feeds given to the cows; Details of a plan to try feeding chopped straw; Annual loss incurred by the farm.

  • Cows like their clover with a side salad. Nowak, Rachel // New Scientist;8/31/2002, Vol. 175 Issue 2358, p9 

    Reports the preference of cows for clover with grass. Increased in the milk yields of cows feed with clover and grass; Production of milk during spring; Effect of the winter season on the growth of clover.

  • MILK YIELD AND MILK FAT PRODUCTION IN FEED-DEPRIVED DAIRY COWS. Agenäs, Sigrid; Dahlborn, Kristina; Holtenius, Kjell // Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica;2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 44, pP11 

    An abstract of the article "Milk Yield and Milk Fat Production in Feed-Deprived Dairy Cows," by Sigrid Agenas, Kristina Dahlborn and Kjell Holtenius is presented.

  • Early harvested maize increases cow yields. Buss, Jessica // Farmers Weekly;9/13/2002, Vol. 137 Issue 11, p38 

    Provides information on the effect of early harvested maize on cow milk yields in Great Britain. Benefits of using early harvested maize for feeding cows; Details on the dry matter content and metabolizable energy of early harvested maize; Amount of cow yields after the introduction of maize...

  • Aim for your dairy's 'miracle cure' to handle high feed prices. Carson, Vicky // Missouri Ruralist;Jan2012, Vol. 152 Issue 1, p45 

    The article offers the author's insights on the need to improve the transition cow management, which was the feeding and care given to the last three weeks of gestation of cow through the first three weeks in milk, to reduce overall costs.

  • Go easy on starch to boost milk yields. Carson, Vicky // Nebraska Farmer;Feb2012, Vol. 154 Issue 2, p78 

    The article reports on the result of a study conducted at Miner Institute in Chazy, New York which suggests that producers must reduce starch content in early-lactation diets of cows to boost milk yields and lessen fresh cow disease.

  • Feed efficiency boost equals higher profit. Carson, Vicky // Mid-South Farmer;Aug2011, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p32 

    The article offers guidelines for increasing feed efficiency of lactating cows which include understocking early lactation groups, allocating higher-digestibility forages to fresh cows, and improving forage neutral detergent fiber digestibility.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics