Comparison of barley, hull-less barley, and corn in the concentrate of dairy cows.

@article{Yang1997ComparisonOB,
  title={Comparison of barley, hull-less barley, and corn in the concentrate of dairy cows.},
  author={Wenzhu Z Yang and Karen Anne Beauchemin and Bruce Farr and L{\'a}szl{\'o} R{\'o}de},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1997},
  volume={80 11},
  pages={2885-95}
}
Twelve multiparous and 12 primiparous lactating Holstein cows were used to compare the effects of hull-less barley with barley and corn on dry matter intake (DMI), digestibility, and milk production. Three concentrates were formulated using steam-rolled grains: barley, hull-less barley, or corn. During three 21-d periods, cows received a total mixed diet consisting of 60% concentrate, 30% barley silage, and 10% cubed alfalfa hay [dry matter (DM) basis]. Milk production and DMI were higher for… CONTINUE READING

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