Performance of lactating dairy cows fed alfalfa haylage treated with bacterial inoculants at the time of ensilation

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dc.contributor.author Scheffel, Michael V.
dc.contributor.author Scoby, R.K.
dc.contributor.author Shirley, John E.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-06T20:34:38Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-06T20:34:38Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8831
dc.description.abstract Sixty Holstein cows averaging 65 days in milk at the initiation of a 13-week study were used to evaluate three alfalfa haylages. Haylages were treated at the time of ensilation with either a Pioneer experimental inoculant (Treatment A), no inoculant (Treatment B), or Pioneer brand 1174® inoculant (Treatment C). Cows fed A had greater peak yields and tended to produce more milk than cows fed B and C. Milk fat percentages were 3.7, 3.66, and 3.59 for A, B, and C, respectively. Greater milk yield and butterfat percentage translated into higher (P<.05) daily fat production by cows fed A compared to C but not B. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1996 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 97-115-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 771 en_US
dc.subject Lactating cows en_US
dc.subject Alfalfa haylage en_US
dc.subject Inoculant en_US
dc.title Performance of lactating dairy cows fed alfalfa haylage treated with bacterial inoculants at the time of ensilation en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1996 en_US
dc.citation.epage 29 en_US
dc.citation.spage 26 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jshirley en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mscheffel en_US

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