Nutrient digestion, nitrogen, and amino acid flows in lactating cows fed soybean hulls in place of forage or concentrate.


Five Holstein cows in early lactation were used in a 5 x 5 Latin square design to study substitution of soybean hulls for portions of forage or concentrate in diets. The control diet consisted of (DM basis) 10% alfalfa hay, 40% corn silage, 25% high moisture corn, 23% protein supplement, and 2.3% vitamins and minerals. Soybean hulls were used to replace… (More)


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