Managing variations in dairy cow nutrient supply under grazing.

  title={Managing variations in dairy cow nutrient supply under grazing.},
  author={Jean Louis Peyraud and R. Delagarde},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  volume={7 Suppl 1},
  • J. PeyraudR. Delagarde
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience
Grazed pasture, which is the cheapest source of nutrients for dairy cows, should form the basis of profitable and low-input animal production systems. Management of high-producing dairy cows at pasture is thus a major challenge in most countries. The objective of the present paper is to review the factors that can affect nutrient supply for grazing dairy cows in order to point out areas with scope for improvement on managing variations in nutrient supply to achieve high animal performance while… 

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