Dairy Cattle Stresses Caused by Forages What I Have Seen and How to Avoid Them

@inproceedings{Townsend2005DairyCS,
  title={Dairy Cattle Stresses Caused by Forages What I Have Seen and How to Avoid Them},
  author={Jonathan R Townsend},
  year={2005}
}
Forages are the most important ingredient in a dairy cow’s ration. She is a ruminant and to be a healthy, productive cow she needs a healthy, productive rumen. High quality forages are the key to achieving a healthy rumen and a productive cow. However, because of the importance of forages in maintaining rumen health and cow performance, when deficiencies in the amount or quality of the forage in the ration occur, major health problems are the result. There are many possible causes of forage… CONTINUE READING