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Dairy Cattle / Ruminant Health & Nutrition / Animal Feed Additives
on April 12, 2017

Improving dairy cow performance with fiber-degrading enzymes

Several studies reveal the effects of additives on feed conversion, efficiency and dairy production.

Feed costs represent the highest expense to dairy producers. As a consequence, maximizing utilization of nutrients is essential to the profitability and sustainability of dairy farms.

Feed efficiency is usually defined in dairy cows as the ratio of milk output to feed input, namely, milk yield to feed intake…

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