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Lactation performance and rumen fermentation in dairy cows fed a diet with alfalfa hay replaced by corn stover and supplemented with molasses
- Wei, Zi-Hai ;
- Liang, Shu-Lin ;
- Wang, Di-Ming ;
- Liu, Hong-Yun ;
- Wanapat, Metha ;
- Liu, Jian-Xin
- Received : 2018.09.30
- Accepted : 2019.01.08
- Published : 2019.08.01
Objective: The objective of current study was to investigate the lactation performance and rumen fermentation characteristics of dairy cows fed a diet with alfalfa hay replaced by corn stover but supplemented with molasses. Methods: Sixteen Holstein cows in mid-lactation were randomly assigned to 1 of 2 dietary treatments: i) alfalfa based diet (AH), and ii) corn stover based diet supplemented with molasses (CSM). The experiment was conducted according to a
Alfalfa Hay;Corn Stover;Dairy Cows;Lactation Performance;Molasses
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