Effects of different nutritional levels prepartum on the subsequent performance of dairy cows

@inproceedings{Olsson1998EffectsOD,
  title={Effects of different nutritional levels prepartum on the subsequent performance of dairy cows},
  author={Gun Olsson and Margareta Emanuelson and Hans Wiktorsson},
  year={1998}
}
Abstract Different nutritional levels introduced three weeks before calving and gradually reaching the maximum supply level of 110, 170, 200 or >200 (ad lib) MJ ME/day at calving were studied in two experiments comprising altogether 63 multiparous cows. In Experiment 1, the difference at calving (110 vs. 200 MJ) was gradually eliminated within 4 weeks post partum, while in Experiment 2 treatment differences (ad libitum vs. restricted) were practiced throughout the experiment. The feeds… CONTINUE READING

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