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The Rumen methanogen community and diurnal activity in pasture based dairy cows of the South Island
(Lincoln University, 2012)
The South Island of New Zealand offers a novel medium for studying methanogen community because dairy cows are fed almost exclusively on pasture and yet have unusually high milk production due to high dry matter intakes ...
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 ...