Effects of moisture content or particle size on the in situ degradability of maize silage and alfalfa haylage in lactating dairy cows

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Zou, Yang ; Dong, Shuangzhao ; Du, Yun ; Li, Shengli ; Wang, Yajing ; Cao, Zhijun (2016)
  • Publisher: KeAi Publishing
  • Journal: Animal Nutrition, volume 2, issue 3, pages 249-252 (issn: 2405-6545, eissn: 2405-6383)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5941027, doi: 10.1016/j.aninu.2016.05.002
  • Subject: Alfalfa haylage | Lactating cows | Maize silage | Degradability | Animal culture | Feed Evaluation | SF1-1100

A study using four Holstein cows with ruminal cannulas was conducted to evaluate the degradability of different moisture content or particle size of maize silage and alfalfa haylage. The maize silage (MS; 20-mm length) and alfalfa haylage (AH; 40-mm length) samples were... View more
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