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Cottonseed And Gossypol : Effects On Lactation , Reproduction And Health Of Dairy Cows

  title={Cottonseed And Gossypol : Effects On Lactation , Reproduction And Health Of Dairy Cows},
  author={Jos{\'e} E P Santos and M. Villase{\~n}or and A. Coscioni},
Two major types of cottonseed are available in the southwest US, Upland and Pima. Upland is a high-lint type of cottonseed that is generally fed whole, while Pima is a delinted type of cottonseed that is often fed either cracked or ground to improve nutrient utilization. The nutrient composition of the two types of cottonseed differs, and Pima is often considered nutritionally superior because of its higher fat and protein content. In addition, Pima cottonseed contains more gossypol than whole… Expand

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