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Composition, nitrate and nitrite levels, and antioxidant activity of milk from agroecological and conventional systems

  • 2022
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 52
M. Figueiredo-Paludo, M.S. dos Santos-Pozza, R.C. da Silva Junior, J.A. Horst, J.A.C. Osorio, L.C.V. Ítavo, F.S. dos Santos & G.T. dos Santos Page: 259 - 265

Agroecological dairy production systems are gaining attention worldwide. However, few studies have compared the quality of bovine milk produced in these systems with that produced in conventional dairy production systems. In view of the different farming practices, it was expected…

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Effects of replacing soybean meal with slow-release urea on milk production of Holstein dairy cows

  • 2021
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 51
S. Hallajian, J. Fakhraei, H.M. Yarahamdi & K.J. Khorshidi Page: 53 - 64

The study investigated the effects of replacing soybean meal (SBM) with slow-release urea (SRU) on milk production, milk composition, and rumen fermentation of Holstein dairy cows. Sixteen Holstein cows weighing between 550 and 680 kg in mid lactation were randomly…

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The effect of monensin on milk production, milk urea nitrogen and body condition score of grazing dairy cows

  • 2001
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 31
B.J. van der Merwe, T.J. Dugmore and K.P. Walsh Page: 49 - 55

Twenty Holstein-Friesian cows, two to four months postpartum, were randomly assigned to two groups. The control group received no monensin, whereas the treatment group received 300 mg monensin per cow per day. Cows grazed kikuyu pasture and received maize-based concentrates…

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