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Buchweizen: eine Futterpflanze für Milchkühe?

Amelchanka, Sergej; Brand, Daniela; Kälber, Tasja; Kreuzer, Michael and Leiber, Florian (2009) Buchweizen: eine Futterpflanze für Milchkühe? Paper at: 10. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Zürich, 11.-13. Februar 2009.

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Summary

Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) has a high ecological value due to the long and
intensive flowering as well as its favorable impact on soil fertility. However, in Europe
demand for buckwheat kernels as food is low. Therefore, the question arises whether
cultivation of this plant could be promoted by using it as animal feed. In the current
preliminary experiment, the extent to which buckwheat, offered in different forms, is
consumed by dairy cows was tested in conjunction with potential effects on milk yield.
Three groups of lactating cows were fed a silage-concentrate mixture, which either
contained 3 kg DM/d buckwheat kernel flour (n=4), or 2.5 kg DM/d buckwheat total
plant silage (n=3) or no buckwheat compound (control; n=4). After 4 days of adaptation,
the experiment lasted for 10 days. During this relatively short period, neither feed
intake nor milk yield or body condition were affected. However, the nutrient density of
buckwheat silage was low. By contrast, the buckwheat kernel flour proved satisfactory
as an energy concentrate.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Buchweizen, Futterwert, Milchleistung, Bienenweide, Zwischenfrucht
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Research affiliation: International Conferences > 2009: Scientific Conference on Organic Agriculture > Tier > Tierernährung
Switzerland > ETHZ - Agrarwissenschaften
Related Links:http://www.wissenschaftstagung.de/, http://www.verlag-koester.de/buch.php?id=645&start=0&fb_id=37
Deposited By: Leiber, Dr. Florian
ID Code:14368
Deposited On:15 Apr 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:37
Document Language:German - Deutsch
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted
Additional Publishing Information:Dieser Beitrag ist im Tagungsband der 10. Wissenschaftagung erschienen:
Mayer, J.; Alföldi, T.; Leiber, F.; Dubois, D.; Fried, P.; Heckendorn, F.; Hillmann, E.; Klocke, P.; Lüscher, A.; Riedel, S.; Stolze, M.; Strasser, F.; van der Heijden, M. and Willer, H., (Hrsg.) (2009) Werte – Wege – Wirkungen: Biolandbau im Spannungsfeld zwischen Ernährungssicherung, Markt und Klimawandel. Beiträge zur 10. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Zürich, 11.-13. Februar 2009.
Band 1: Boden, Pflanzenbau, Agrartechnik, Umwelt- und Naturschutz, Biolandbau international, Wissensmanagement
Band 2: Tierhaltung, Agrarpolitik und Betriebswirtschaft, Märkte und Lebensmittel.
Verlag Dr. Köster, Berlin.
Der Tagungsband kann beim Verlag Dr. Köster bezogen werden; siehe http://www.verlag-koester.de/buch.php?id=645&start=0&fb_id=37

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