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Survey of management practices of dairy cows grazing kale in Canterbury
(New Zealand Grassland Association., 2008)
Many dairy cows, particularly in southern New Zealand have kale (Brassica olercaea) as a major component of their winter diet. Anecdotal evidence suggests variable results in cow body condition are achieved when kale is used ...
Urinary nitrogen concentration from dairy heifers grazing kale supplemented with either plantain or perennial ryegrass baleage in winter
(NZ Grassland Association, 2016)
The effect of feeding two different supplements (perennial ryegrass or plantain baleage) on urinary nitrogen (N) excretion from dairy heifers (8 months old, 180 kg liveweight (LW)) grazing kale was examined in two successive ...
Management practices of dairy cows grazing kale
Regaining body condition lost throughlactation is a common goal for manyNZ dairy systems. Kale is a major component of the winter diet for dairy cows, with high DM yield carried through winter with less deterioration in ...