Effects of various feeding, breeding and management practices on milk production

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dc.contributor.author Dunham, J.R.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-04T19:40:12Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-04T19:40:12Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14829
dc.description.abstract The March 1984 DHI summary of Kansas Holstein herds shows some interesting correlations of various feeding, breeding, and management factors to production (Table 1). The Rolling Herd Average (RBA) is an excellent evaluation of the efficiency of dairy herds since RHA and income-over-feed-cost are closely related. Although income-over-feed-cost is not profit, it provides the income for paying the other costs of producing milk. The goal of every dairy producer should be to increase the RHA in order to improve profitability. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 85-116-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 460 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Milk production en_US
dc.subject Feeding en_US
dc.subject Breeding en_US
dc.subject Management en_US
dc.subject Rolling herd average en_US
dc.title Effects of various feeding, breeding and management practices on milk production en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1984 en_US
dc.citation.epage 41 en_US
dc.citation.spage 39 en_US

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