Feeding the Fresh Cow: Fiber Considerations
LaCount, S. E.; Van Amburgh, M. E.; Overton, T. R.
Finding the right balance of fiber and energy in a fresh cow ration can be challenging to both keep the rumen healthy while also optimizing production. This talk will be focused on investigating the effects of fiber digestibility and inclusion level on metabolism and production.
This information was presented at the 2017 Cornell Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers, organized by the Department of Animal Science In the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. Softcover copies of the entire conference proceedings may be purchased at http://ansci.cals.cornell.edu/extension-outreach/adult-extension/dairy-management/order-proceedings-resources.
transition cow; fiber; metabolism