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Demonstration and feeding of improved forage species were undertaken at Emba Alaje woreda of southern Tigray with the objective to increase dairy milk production with the supplementation of improved forage varieties. The experimental design was single plot design with farmers considered as...

Author(s)
Solomon Wayu; Tesfay Atsbha; Temesgen Tesfay
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences, 2019, 8, 2, pp 80-84
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This report can be considered as part of the reporting within the framework of the demonstration project "Applicability of leguminous plants in the implementation of greening with a focus on cattle farms with close crop rotation", financed by the Flemish government, Department of Agriculture and...

Author(s)
Vliegher, A. de; Nest, T. vanden
Publisher
Instituut voor Landbouw-en Visserijonderzoek, Merelbeke, Belgium
Citation
Mededeling ILVO, 2019, No.252, pp 52 pp.
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Bakker, M. L.; Ferragine, M. D. C.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2018, 38, Suplemento 1, pp 184
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This study was carried out in order to reveal cattle nutrition and feeding habits of cattle enterprises in Narman country of Erzurum province. For this purpose, some data were obtained by conducting face to face survey study with 208 producers in Narman and it's villages. According to the findings...

Author(s)
Dİler, A.; Koçyİğİt, R.; Yanar, M.; Aydın, R.; Güler, O.
Publisher
Igdir University, Igdir, Turkey
Citation
Journal of the Institute of Science and Technology, 2018, 8, 1, pp 341-349
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This study examined the comminution of fresh herbage, subsequent nutrient release, and the characteristics of swallowed boli from three physically and chemically contrasting forages during ingestive mastication by dairy cows. The extent and pattern of nutrient release will determine their...

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Minnee, E. M. K.; Waghorn, G. C.; Gregorini, P.; Bryant, R. H.; Chapman, D. F.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal, 2019, 13, 6, pp 1188-1197
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Frothy bloat is an often fatal digestive disorder of cattle grazing alfalfa pastures. The aim of this study was to investigate ruminal and fecal microbiota dynamics associated with development of alfalfa-induced frothy bloat and to further explore how bloat prevention strategies influence the...

Author(s)
Azad, E.; Derakhshani, H.; Forster, R. J.; Gruninger, R. J.; Acharya, S.; McAllister, T. A.; Khafipour, E.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 4272
Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate intake, body growth, and the development of the rumen, mammary gland, and immune system in Holstein Friesian calves reared for 100 d on the commercially available feed FiberStart (conserved alfalfa, Medicago sativa; Fiber Fresh Feeds Ltd., Reporoa, New Zealand) and fed...

Author(s)
McCoard, S.; Heiser, A.; Lowe, K.; Molenaar, A.; MacLean, P.; Johnstone, P.; Leath, S.; Hoskin, S. O.; Khan, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2019, 102, 7, pp 6076-6087
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This study was conducted to evaluate the interaction effect of feed bunk space and forage particle size on growth and performance of Holstein female calves (n=20) with an average age of 8-12 months and an average weight of 295.6 ± 32.8 kg. The length of each experimental period was 25 days and the...

Author(s)
Mohammadi, A.; Fatehi, F.; Zali, A.; Ganjkhanloo, M.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Tabriz University, Tabriz, Iran
Citation
Journal of Animal Science Researches, 2019, 28, 4, pp Pe83-Pe98
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We hypothesized that ramie, Boehmeria nivea (a nettle native to Asia), can be used as a high-quality forage to replace alfalfa hay in diets of dairy cows. Accordingly, we aimed to examine the effects of substituting fresh forage ramie for alfalfa (Medicago sativa) hay on production performance,...

Author(s)
Dai QiuZhong; Hou ZhenPing; Gao Shuai; Li ZhiCai; Wei ZhongShan; Wu DuanQin
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 2, pp 469-472
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Nitrous oxide (N2O) is a greenhouse gas with a higher global warming potential than carbon dioxide (CO2) or methane (CH4). The objectives of this research were to quantify enteric N2O emissions from beef cattle and determine effects of dietary nitrate (NO3) concentrations. Experiments consisted of...

Author(s)
Parker, D. B.; Meyer, B.; Jennings, T.; Jennings, J.; Dougherty, H.; Cole, N. A.; Casey, K.
Publisher
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS), Champaign, USA
Citation
Professional Animal Scientist, 2018, 34, 6, pp 594-607

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