Feeding Concentrates: Supplements for Dairy Cows by Roy Kellaway,Tim Harrington

By Roy Kellaway,Tim Harrington

This publication provides suggestions for feeding power and protein supplementations to pasture-fed dairy cows and examines the aptitude financial benefits.
Effective supplementary feeding of concentrates is important to the luck of all dairy farms. This booklet is a considerably revised variation of 'Feeding Concentrates: supplementations for Dairy Cows' DRDC 1993. It makes a speciality of feeding concentrates to pasture fed cows to accomplish excessive milk construction in line with cow in step with hectare, and should help farmers to make your mind up which supplementations supply the easiest ends up in their specific situation.
The merits that come up from supplementary feeding contain better stocking premiums, merchandising of development in heifers and younger cows; greater physique ranking and elevated lactation size whilst pasture is much less to be had; more desirable pasture use; diminished expense in keeping with tonne of pasture eaten; flexibility to extend milk construction whilst milk costs are excessive; and elevated milk protein content material whilst the strength content material in pasture is low.
This version has completely reviewed the problems and obviously files the result of examine quite for grains supplementation.
The summaries and proposals in each one bankruptcy might be relatively priceless to dairy farmers in making top administration judgements in terms of focus feeding.

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