Feed efficiency of mid-lactation dairy cows fed yeast culture during summer.


Thirty-eight Holstein cows (26 multiparous and 12 primiparous), that averaged 105 d postpartum at the start of the experiment, were used to evaluate the feeding of yeast culture (60 g/cow daily of Diamond V XP) on production efficiency during hot summer weather. From early June until early September and after a 2-wk covariate period, cows were fed a control… (More)