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Effect of Feeding Yeast Culture from Different Sources on the Performance of Lactating Holstein Cows in Saudi Arabia
- Alshaikh, M.A. (Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture, King Saud University) ;
- Alsiadi, M.Y. (Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture, King Saud University) ;
- Zahran, S.M. (Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture, King Saud University) ;
- Mogawer, H.H. (Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture, King Saud University) ;
- Aalshowime, T.A. (Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture, King Saud University)
- Received : 2001.03.08
- Accepted : 2001.09.28
- Published : 2002.03.01
One hundred-fifty lactating, multiparous cow at post-peak of lactation were used to examine the effect of dietary yeast supplementation on milk production, milk composition and ruminal fermentation. The cows were randomly allocated to three groups of fifty cows each: a control group fed on a basal diet without yeast supplementation and two groups fed on basal diets supplemented with one of two commercial sources of yeast cultures, given at the rates of 15 g/head/d (
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