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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 ...
Rumen function and foraging behaviour of non-lactating, pregnant dairy cows wintered on kale or grass
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2019)
An outdoor grazing study conducted with 45 non-lactating, pregnant dairy cows during winter measured dry matter (DM) intake, grazing behaviour, rumen pH, ammonia (NH₃) and volatile fatty acids (VFAs) of cows fed 11 (K11) ...
Dry matter intake and body condition score gain of dairy cows offered kale and grass
(Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 2014)
An outdoor grazing study conducted with 45 pregnant, dry dairy cows for 47 days during the winter period measured dry matter (DM) utilisation, DM intake, forage disappearance, body condition score (BCS) and liveweight (LW) ...