Effect of harvest date and variety on ruminal degradability of ensiled maize grains in dairy cows.

@article{Ettle2001EffectOH,
  title={Effect of harvest date and variety on ruminal degradability of ensiled maize grains in dairy cows.},
  author={Thomas Ettle and Peter Lebzien and Gerhard Flachowsky and Frieder J Schwarz},
  journal={Archiv fur Tierernahrung},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={69-84}
}
In this study we investigated the influence of harvest date and genotype on the ruminal degradability of the organic matter of ensiled maize grains. Grains of the varieties Avenir, Byzance, CGS 5104 and CGS 5107 from six different harvest dates were available; they are classified as intermediate types between flint and dent corn. The six harvest dates, during which time the dry matter content of the ensiled grains rose from 52% to 66%, extended from 1st September to 19th October. Assuming a… CONTINUE READING

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