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Protein Nutrition for the Transition Cow

When feeding low protein diets it is important to balance for amino acids, both prepartum and postpartum, by feeding high quality RUP and protected AA sources. Dr Ryan Ordway takes a look at several research studies on the effects of protein content in the prepartum period and explains why it is even more important in the postpartum phase.  Listen to an Interview with Dr. Ordway or click on the document for a complete summary of the research.
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60px-Adobe_PDF_icon View the article: "Protein Nutrition for the Transition Cow" (PDF - 42.6kb) By Ryan S. Ordway, Ph.D., PAS Global Products Manager, Balchem Corporation    

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Dr. Debora Santschi – Valacta

Posted by Scott Sorrell
The following is an interview with Dr. Débora Santschi, Valacta in Canada, at the 2014 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) in Kansas City, Missouri, July 20–24, which was held by The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS). We interviewed Dr. Santschi about her research and thoughts on Transition Management.

Also be sure to look through Dr. Santschi's Presentation materials:

Prevalence of subclinical ketosis detected by near infra-red analysis of BHB in DHI milk samples. Dr. Débora Santschi, Eastern Canada DHIA  

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Maris McCarthy – Cornell University

Posted by Scott Sorrell
The following is an interview with Maris McCarthy, Cornell University, at the 2014 Joint Annual Meeting (JAM) in Kansas City, Missouri, July 20–24, which was held by The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Canadian Society of Animal Science (CSAS).  We interviewed Maris McCarthy about her research and thoughts on Transition Management.

Also be sure to look through Maris McCarthy Presentation materials from both 2013 and 2014.

Hepatic gluconeogenesis in dairy cows as affected by dietary starch level and supplementation with monensin during early lactation. (2013) Maris McCarthy, Cornell University Metabolism of dairy cows as affected by dietary starch level and supplementation with monensin during early lactation. (2014) Maris McCarthy, Cornell University  

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