Validation of mid-infrared spectrometry in milk for predicting body energy status in Holstein-Friesian cows

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McParland, S.; Banos, G.; McCarthy, B.; Lewis, E.; Coffey, M. P.; O'Neill, B.; O'Donovan, M.; Wall, E.; Berry, D. P.;
  • Journal: volume 95,issue 12,pages7,225-7,235issn: 0022-0302
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5406
  • Subject: DAIRY-COWS | PASTURE-BASED SYSTEMS | FERTILITY | DRY-MATTER INTAKE | HEALTH | CATTLE | energy balance | GENETICS | BALANCE | infrared spectrum | prediction | dairy
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<p>Cow energy balance is known to be associated with cow health and fertility; therefore, routine access to data on energy balance can be useful in both management and breeding decisions to improve cow performance. The objective of this study was to determine if individ... View more
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