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Comparison of added fats in diets of lactating dairy cows

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Edward J. DePeters , University of California
Kim D. Rager, University of California
Marilyn K. Pontius, University of California
Laura C. Hart, University of California
Brian K. Hamilton, University of California
Treasure M. Shell, University of California
Scott J. Taylor, University of California

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California Agriculture 43(2):20-22.

Published March 01, 1989

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Abstract

Type of fat–Allfet or grease–did not affect the production or composition of milk or feed intake of dairy cows during a 6-week study. Both types resulted in high feed intakes and similar milk yields.

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The authors wish to thank C. Hamilton and B. Cook of Calva Products, Inc. for donation of the Alifet product.

The project reported here was conducted by students in the upper division dairy production course (ANS 114) at UC Davis. It was one of four student group projects conducted during the spring quarter of 1988 to provide students with practical research experience in animal nutrition, reproduction, genetics, and health.

Comparison of added fats in diets of lactating dairy cows

Edward J. DePeters, Kim D. Rager, Marilyn K. Pontius, Laura C. Hart, Brian K. Hamilton, Treasure M. Shell, Scott J. Taylor
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Comparison of added fats in diets of lactating dairy cows

Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article
Share using any of the popular social networks Share by sending an email Print article

Authors

Edward J. DePeters , University of California
Kim D. Rager, University of California
Marilyn K. Pontius, University of California
Laura C. Hart, University of California
Brian K. Hamilton, University of California
Treasure M. Shell, University of California
Scott J. Taylor, University of California

Publication Information

California Agriculture 43(2):20-22.

Published March 01, 1989

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Type of fat–Allfet or grease–did not affect the production or composition of milk or feed intake of dairy cows during a 6-week study. Both types resulted in high feed intakes and similar milk yields.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

The authors wish to thank C. Hamilton and B. Cook of Calva Products, Inc. for donation of the Alifet product.

The project reported here was conducted by students in the upper division dairy production course (ANS 114) at UC Davis. It was one of four student group projects conducted during the spring quarter of 1988 to provide students with practical research experience in animal nutrition, reproduction, genetics, and health.


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