Performance of early-lactation dairy cows as affected by dietary starch and monensin supplementation.

@article{McCarthy2015PerformanceOE,
  title={Performance of early-lactation dairy cows as affected by dietary starch and monensin supplementation.},
  author={Maryann McCarthy and Takazumi Yasui and Colleen M Ryan and Gerald D. Mechor and Thomas R. Overton},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2015},
  volume={98 5},
  pages={3335-50}
}
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of postpartum dietary starch content and monensin supplementation throughout the periparturient period and into early lactation on production performance of dairy cows during early lactation. Prior to parturition, primiparous (n=21) and multiparous (n=49) Holstein cows were fed a common controlled… CONTINUE READING