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Effects of niacin supplementation (40 weeks) and two dietary levels of concentrate on performance, blood and fatty acid profiles of dairy cattle

  • 2015
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 45
C. Rauls, U. Meyer, L. Hüther, D. von Soosten, A. Kinoshita, J. Rehage, G. Breves & S. Dänicke Page: 395 - 410

The present study was conducted to investigate the effects of 24 g niacin (nicotinic acid (NA)) supplementation over 40 weeks with two forage-to-concentrate ratios (60% concentrate vs. 30% in the total diet) on performance variables of energy metabolism such as…

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Effect of dietary starch source on milk production and composition of lactating Holstein cows

  • 2012
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 42
GH.R. Mosavi, F. Fatahnia, H.R. Mirzaei Alamouti, A.A. Mehrabi & H. Darmani Kohi Page: 201 - 209

The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of four sources of starch on milk production and composition, nutrient digestion and blood metabolites of lactating Holstein cows. Four multiparous Holstein cows (708 ± 70 kg of body weight;…

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