Transition Cow

Protein

Similar to energy, the transition cow protein status is compromised due to low feed intakes. Here are some resources to learn what protein and amino acid feeding strategies have been tried to help guide the cow through this difficult period.

Dr. Grummer’s Picks – Protein

  • Protein Metabolism Of The Transition Cow

    The ABCs of protein nutrition of the transition cow are discussed including the tremendous deficit in metabolizable protein that cows experience in early lactation. There is a nice summary of existing literature pertaining to feeding protein to transition cows and recommendations are provided. Read "Protein Metabolism Of The Transition Cow" by T. R. Overton and W. S. Burhans.

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