Influence of basic feed quality and concentrated feed intake on metabolic parameters of dairy cows
27 Viehwirtschaftliche Fachtagung zum Thema Management von Hochleistungskuhen, Grunlandwirtschaft und Milchproduktion, biologische Wirtschaftsweise, 6, 7 und 8 Juni 2000, an der BAL Gumpenstein: 111-117
A study was carried out to investigate the effects of hay quality (from 2-4 mowings/year) and feeding of concentrated feed on milk yield. Blood was analysed 3 weeks before and 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 weeks after the study. Data are presented on feed intake, energy intake, energy balance, milk yield, milk composition, and levels of glucose, bilirubin, aspartate aminotransferase, glutamate dehydrogenase, beta -hydroxy butyric acid, triglyceride and cholesterol.