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Plasma amino acid profiles of dairy heifers grazing pasture, chicory and plantain
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2019-02-03)
The objective of this study was to quantify amino acid (AA) profiles in plasma collected from dairy heifers grazing swards containing ryegrass/clover, chicory and plantain in autumn and spring. The study comprised a 28-day ...
Development of an improved representation of rumen digesta outflow in a mechanistic and dynamic model of a dairy cow, Molly
© 2015 Elsevier B.V. Accurate predictions of outflow of digesta from the rumen are critical for improving modeling of feed intake, rumen function and fermentation patterns of ruminants. The main objective of this work was ...
Milk production and composition, nitrogen utilization, and grazing behavior of late-lactation dairy cows as affected by time of allocation of a fresh strip of pasture
(Elsevier on behalf of the American Dairy Science Association and the Federation of Animal Science Societies, 2017-07)
Eighty late-lactation dairy cows were used to examine the effects of allocating a new pasture strip of a sward based on ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) in the morning (a.m.; ∼0730 h) or in the afternoon (p.m.; ∼1530 h) on ...