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Short communication: Grazing pattern of dairy cows that were selected for divergent residual feed intake as calves
(Elsevier on behalf of American Dairy Science Association (ADSA), 2015-09)
The aim of this study was to investigate and assess differences in the grazing pattern of 2 groups of mature dairy cows selected as calves for divergent residual feed intake (RFI). Sixteen Holstein-Friesian cows (471±31kg ...
Characteristics of boli formed by dairy cows upon ingestion of fresh ryegrass, lucerne or chicory
(Cambridge University Press on behalf of The Animal Consortium, 2019-06)
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 ...