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Temperate intercropping of cereals for forage: a review of the potential for growth and utilization with particular reference to the UK
Cereals grown for forage are increasing in importance in the rations of ruminants in the UK and have the potential to supply high proportions of energy-rich forage in their diets. However, such dietsExpand
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Effect of monensin on milk production of Holstein-Friesian dairy cows.
We examined the effects of monensin on feed intake and milk production in Holstein-Friesian cows receiving a total mixed rations in two experiments. In experiment 1, 60 individually fed cowsExpand
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Effect of dietary supplementation with selenium-enriched yeast or sodium selenite on selenium tissue distribution and meat quality in beef cattle.
The objective was to determine the concentration of total Se and the proportion of total Se comprised as selenomethionine (SeMet) and selenocysteine (SeCys) in postmortem tissues of beef cattleExpand
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Selenium supplementation of lactating dairy cows: effect on selenium concentration in blood, milk, urine, and feces.
The objectives were to determine effects of graded levels of selenized yeast derived from a specific strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-3060) on animal performance and in seleniumExpand
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Environmental benefits of genetically modified crops: Global and European perspectives on their ability to reduce pesticide use
Summary The Green Revolution, which brought together improved varieties, increased use of fertiliser, irrigation and synthetic pesticides, is credited with helping to feed the current globalExpand
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Tolerance of ruminant animals to high dose in-feed administration of a selenium-enriched yeast.
The objective of the study was to determine if there were adverse effects on animal health and performance when a range of ruminant animal species were fed at least 10 times the maximum permittedExpand
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The potential of forage–maize intercrops in ruminant nutrition
Abstract Studies at the University of Reading (UK) compared silage quality, feed intake and digestibility of maize silage with maize–sunflower (MS), maize–kale (MK) and maize–runner bean (MRB)Expand
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Effect of method of application of a fibrolytic enzyme product on digestive processes and milk production in Holstein-Friesian cows.
Four multiparous cows with cannulas in the rumen and proximal duodenum were used in early lactation in a 4 x 4 Latin square experiment to investigate the effect of method of application of aExpand
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Nutritional and safety assessments of foods and feeds nutritionally improved through biotechnology.
The global demand for food is increasing because of the growing world population. At the same time, availability of arable land is shrinking. Traditional plant breeding methods have made and willExpand
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