Is a computer feeder necessary in the dry lot cow?

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dc.contributor.author Kube, J.C.
dc.contributor.author Shirley, John E.
dc.contributor.author Frantz, K.D.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-04T19:21:56Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-04T19:21:56Z
dc.date.issued 2012-10-04
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14782
dc.description.abstract Springing heifers and dry cows were introduced to a computer feeder either 2 wk before their estimated freshening date or at calving. There was no significant difference in milk production, percentage milk fat, percentage milk protein, or somatic cell count (SCC). Lead feeding with a computer feeder resulted in a 40% decrease in concentrate consumption over bunk feeding during the dry period. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 87-88-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 506 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Somatic cell count en_US
dc.subject Lactation en_US
dc.subject Feed cost en_US
dc.title Is a computer feeder necessary in the dry lot cow? en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1986 en_US
dc.citation.epage 33 en_US
dc.citation.spage 31 en_US
dc.description.conference Dairy Day, 1986, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1986


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