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Dairy cow nutrition

Tame, Mike (2008) Dairy cow nutrition. Institute of Organic Training and Advice, Craven Arms, Shropshire, UK.

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Summary

This review pulls together the results of over 40 research projects and brings us up to date with the latest in thinking on dairy cow nutrition, incorporates the findings of a wide range of organic trials and draws some clear recommendations on appropriate strategies for forage type and management, supplementary feeding, ration formulation and farming systems. It raises important issues around sustainability versus optimum production and highlights future research priorities.


EPrint Type:Other
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Feeding and growth
Research affiliation: UK > Institute of Organic Training and Advice (IOTA)
UK > Other organizations
UK > Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Related Links:http://organicadvice.org.uk/index.htm
Deposited By: Measures, Mr Mark
ID Code:5982
Deposited On:23 Apr 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:31
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed
Additional Publishing Information:Research Review for Advisors

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