Silo from mixed crops (maize, annual leguminous and cruciferous crops) surpasses maize only silo in major quality and economic parameters.
Keywords: feed, feeding, diet, silo, lactating cows, castrates, maize, mixed crops, leguminous crops, cruciferous crops, soya, peas, feed beans, oil radish, feed cabbage, herbage, productivity, development phase, dairy-wax ripeness, hybrid, Bemo 172, Polessky 212, Kuban 247, nutrition value, feed unit, metabolic energy, solids, crude protein, protein, digestibility, milk yield, productivity, siloing.
Experts discuss in detail the ways of profit increase in dairy cattle sector of Byelorussia: feed base characteristics, shortcomings in concentrate use, grass harvesting timeframe, rules for growing the replacement young animals, and management at an enterprise.
Keywords: livestock sector, dairy cattle sector, feed base, haylage, silage, siloing, air-drying, cereal and leguminous crops, bulk and concentrated feed, green mass, raw material conveyor, mixed feed, replacement young animals, lifelong productivity, management, cow, heifer, cow calf, bull, rumen, microflora, milk yield, milkness, vitamins, crude protein, lysine, methionine, solid matter, metabolic energy, digestibility, fibre, herbage, chemical and biological preservatives, insemination, lactation, culling, retirement, selection, genetic potential, live weight.
Feeding of diets with addition of niacin and choline protected from decay in rumen to cows during the transit period promotes keeping up animal health and improvement of their dairy productivity.
Keywords: dairy cattle production, cow, negative energy balance, lipid metabolism, lactation, transit and dry period, calving, solids, feed, diet, milk, glycerin, unsaturated fatty acids, unesterified fatty acids, liver, ketone bodies, ketosis, glucose, triglycerides, metabolic energy, fatness, pregnant, newly-calved, dry cow, fat liver syndrome, propylene glycol, niacin and choline protected from decay in rumen, milk yield, artificial insemination, metabolism, NiaShure, ReaShure, thermal stress, vaginal temperature, fat and protein in milk, low density lipoproteins, colostrum.
To improve productivity of milking population and quality of produced milk, it is practicable to add white lupine grain in compound feed with simultaneous reduction of the share of other sources of protein.
Keywords: dairy cattle production, cattle, genetic potential, crude and digestible protein, protein, metabolism, reproductive function, feed, feeding, compound feed, diet, non-alkaloid and low-alkaloid varieties of lupine, amino acids, lactation, nutrient value, metabolic energy, milk yield, milking capacity, milk fat, milk protein, minerals, lysine, methionine + cystine, threonine, tryptophane, arginine, urea, alkaline phosphatase, aspartate aminotransferase (AST), alanine aminotransferase (AMT), glucose, calcium, phosphor, nitrogen, carbohydrate metabolism, white lupine Degas.
Participants of the 11th International Compound Feed 2017 Conference traditionally held at the International Industrial Academy in Moscow spoke about the industry situation and prospects of its development.
Keywords: compound feed, pig production, poultry production, cattle, livestock farms, regulations for feed production, protein-vitamin-mineral concentrates (PVMC), premixes, prestarter, biologically active substances, vitamins, antibiotics, enzymes, amino acids, compound feed enterprises, feed grain, wheat, maize, leguminous plants, sources of protein, white lupine seeds, grain processing and storage, emulsifiers, compound feed industry, feed industry.
Creation of productive agrophytocenoses based on perennial leguminous grasses allows stabilization of food supply, increase in livestock product output, reduction of its cost and quality improvement.
Keywords: agrophytocenosis, feed production, grass feeds, protein, nutrient value, feed supply, arable land, legume and cereal grass mixes, mineral nitrogen, feed field productivity, herbage, calcium, magnesium, sodium, carbohydrates, potassium, fiber, birds-foot trefoil, pre-seeding and post-sowing seed rolling, crops, productivity, productive longevity; nitrogen, potassium and phosphor fertilizers; cover crops, grass mass, shading, inoculation, hayland, pastures, timothy grass, fescue, meadow foxtail, white clover, perennial ryegrass, blue grass, meadow clover, lucerne, awnless brome, canary grass, cock foot, plant stand, early, medium and late-ripening varieties, hay crop, crop thinning, vegetative period, cattle, ruminants, rumen, recovery ability, nodule bacteria, annual and perennial grasses, milky-waxy stage of ripeness, winter hardiness, drought resistance, cold resistance, haylage, silo, hay, grass meal, cultivated soil, grain haylage.
BASF offers a wide range of Lukantin® feed additives based on carotenoids for coloring livestock products (egg yolk, broiler skin), and also salmon meat.
Keywords: feed additive, feeding, animals, poultry, fish, carotenoids, egg, broiler, yolk, salmon, trout, feed, pigment, terpenoids, polyenoic chain, hydrocarbons, carotenes, xanthophylls, oxycarotenoids, beta carotene, S-30 ester, canthaxanthin, cytranaxanthin, astaxanthin, photosynthesis, chlorophyll, antioxidants, free radicals, vitamin A, pigmentation, Lukantin® additive, bioavailability, stabilised granules, microencapsulation, BASF corporation.
Strict observance of all production processes and use of preservatives allows conservation of high quality feed even from difficult-to-silo feedstock and difficult weather conditions.
Keywords: feed supply, livestock production, ruminants, feed, hay, silo, haylage, perennial herbs, Eastern galega, clover, wildrye, lucerne, birds-foot trefoil, fescue, hay-making ripeness, solids, leguminous crops, siloing, haylage making, physiological dryness, propionic and lactic bacteria, airing off, tampering, trench, chemical and biological preservatives, lactic fermentation, bacterial fermentation, homo-and heteroenzymatic microorganisms, phytoncides, hydrolytic enzymes, lactic, acetic and propionic acid.
Choline is an essential nutrient in diets of cows during the transit period.
Keywords: choline, enzyme cofactor, cattle, proteins, vitamins, lipids, carbohydrates, bile, phospholipids, milk, phosphatidylcholine (PC), lysophosphatidylcholine, feed, diet, lipoproteins, rumen, chylomicrons, fat liver syndrome, metabolism, methylation, methyl groups, methionine, monogastric, ruminant and non-ruminants, poultry, pigs, pregnancy, lactation, transit period, calving, hippocampus, acetylcholine, proliferation, gene expression, oxidation stress, homocysteine, vital amine.
For complete realization of genetic potential of first-calf heifers and maintaining their health, it is necessary to create optimum animal housing conditions and provide their full-value feeding. This can be achieved by using high quality grass feed and addition of dedicated compound feeds and premixes in the diets.
Keywords: dairy cattle production, first-calf heifer, freshly calved cow, lactation, feed, advanced feeding, diet, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, zinc, cobalt, manganese, iodine, selenium, compound feed, premix, pasture management, genetic potential, reproductive abilities, fatty dystrophy of liver, ketosis, acidosis, rumen, hay, straw, silo, haylage, legume grasses, cud, productivity, milk yield, milk, solids, crude protein, crude cellulose, vitamins, bulk feed, feed supply, raw material conveyor, milking, population, metabolic energy, nutritional value, phosphorus, calcium, fatness, colostrum, calf, increasing the milk yield, grain haylage, calving, vitamin and mineral premix, carbohydrates, heifer, cicatricial digestion, cow pregnancy, live weight, rumen microflora, udder, uterus involution.