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Pelleted hay mixture enables dairy cattle to give more milk with less butterfat

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Authors

Robert D. Appleman, University of California, Davis.
Donald G. Addis, Riverside County, University of California.

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California Agriculture 14(9):12-13.

Published September 01, 1960

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Abstract

Dairy cows receiving an all-pellet ration produced slightly more milk but with significantly lower butterfat than did cows eating similar amounts of long hay and concentrates. Butterfat tests were reduced by 0.1% to 0.3%.

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M. Ronning, University of California, Davis, and Lee Davis, LaSierra College, LaSierra, California, assisted in the feeding trial.

Pelleted hay mixture enables dairy cattle to give more milk with less butterfat

Robert D. Appleman, Donald G. Addis
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Pelleted hay mixture enables dairy cattle to give more milk with less butterfat

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

Authors

Robert D. Appleman, University of California, Davis.
Donald G. Addis, Riverside County, University of California.

Publication Information

California Agriculture 14(9):12-13.

Published September 01, 1960

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Author Affiliations show

Abstract

Dairy cows receiving an all-pellet ration produced slightly more milk but with significantly lower butterfat than did cows eating similar amounts of long hay and concentrates. Butterfat tests were reduced by 0.1% to 0.3%.

Full text

Full text is available in PDF.

Author notes

M. Ronning, University of California, Davis, and Lee Davis, LaSierra College, LaSierra, California, assisted in the feeding trial.


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