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Hay production in North Europa

Kristensen, T. and Søegaard, K. (2013) Hay production in North Europa. ICROFS, September 2013, 3, pp. 8-9.

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Hay feeding might have some advantaged in relation to herd health and reduces the risk for contamination of the milk with spores. Hay production compared to silage is more resource intensive – like use of energy for drying. Hay from two types of herb enriched grass swards and the traditional grassland showed no difference in intake or milk production when compared at three organic farms. Feed efficiency tended to be lower than standards based on silage feeding.

EPrint Type:Newspaper or magazine article
Subjects: Animal husbandry > Production systems > Dairy cattle
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Pasture and forage crops
Farming Systems
Research affiliation: Denmark > Organic RDD 1 > EcoServe
Deposited By: Kirkegaard, Lene/LKI
ID Code:24666
Deposited On:04 Dec 2013 14:57
Last Modified:04 Dec 2013 14:57
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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