The objective of this study was to establish the influence of daily herbage allowance and concentrate supplementation offered in early lactation on the total milk production performance of spring calving dairy cows.
The objective of this study was to define the relationship between ear initiation (EI) and ear emergence (EE) of perennial ryegrass cultivars at two latitudes. This investigation comprised three treatments (outdoor site at 54oN (CROSS’05), outdoor site at 50oN (MPK’06) ...Read More
Seventy-two spring calving Holstein Friesian dairy cows were randomly assigned to a six treatment grazing study (n=12). The 6 treatments comprised of 2 daily herbage allowances (DHA - 13 or 17 kg DM/cow/day) and 3 concentrate levels (0, 3 or ...Read More
An experiment was conducted to economically evaluate four finishing strategies for cull dairy cows based on grass silage and concentrate. Sixty-eight multiparous Holstein-Friesian cull spring calving dairy cows were randomised and assigned to a four treatment (n= 17) finishing experiment. ...Read More