[Physiological basis of high milk production in cattle].

  • Jürg W. Blum
  • Published 1992 in Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde
Milk yield is determined by number, size, synthetic and secretory capacity of mammary alveolar cells and low amounts of residual milk after milking. Initial milk yield and persistency of lactation are important. Important factors to achieve high milk yield are: optimal mammary development and preparation to lactation; maintenance and possibly increase in… CONTINUE READING