Incidence of Bloat in Lactating Dairy Cows Fed Clover-dominant Herbage and Maize Silage

@inproceedings{Stockdale1999IncidenceOB,
  title={Incidence of Bloat in Lactating Dairy Cows Fed Clover-dominant Herbage and Maize Silage},
  author={Rosemary Stockdale},
  year={1999}
}
In 12 experiments in which white (Trifolium repens), red (Trifolium pratense) or Persian (Trifolium resupinatum) clovers, either with or without maize (Zea mays) silage, were fed to lactating dairy cows in northern Victoria, maize silage was shown to significantly (P < 0.01) reduce the incidence of bloat; 126 cases of bloat were recorded where the clovers were fed alone and only 3 cases were observed where maize silage was used to supplement the herbage. It was also found that, in some… CONTINUE READING

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