Dairy Day, 2010; Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 11-129-S; Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 1039; Dairy; Alfalfa; Dry matter intake; Milk yield; Wet corn gluten feed
Wet corn gluten feed (WCGF) was included in 4 diets at 0, 11, 23, and 34% of diet dry matter. Alfalfa hay was used to maintain at least 10% of particles ≥0.71 inches in length (the top screen of the Penn State Particle Separator) in all diets. Ruminal probes were placed in the rumens of 7 ruminally cannulated lactating Holstein dairy cows to measure ruminal pH. As WCGF increased in the diet, dry matter intake and milk production increased quadratically with 23% WCGF supporting the highest feed intake and milk yield. Ruminal pH and milk fat content were similar across all diets.; Dairy Day, 2010, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2010; Dairy Research, 2010 is known as Dairy Day, 2010
Sullivan, M.L. and Bradford, Barry J.
"Effects of wet corn gluten feed and dietary particle
size on ruminal fermentation and milk production,"
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