Essays about: "dry period cow"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words dry period cow.

  1. 1. Effects of cow-calf contact on feed intake, milk production and energy balance in dairy cows in early lactation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Carina Tufvesson; [2021]
    Keywords : Cow-calf contact system; dairy cow; suckling; feed intake; feeding pattern; milk production; energy balance;

    Abstract : The objective of this study was to compare the production level, feed intake and energy balance in early lactation of non-suckled cows against cows in a cow-driven cow-calf contact (CCC) system. CCC systems have become interesting to evaluate as they are thought to provide a more natural behaviour for both the cow and calf, several studies have reported higher growth and better health in calves kept in these systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sinperiodens inverkan på nästkommande laktation : hur vanliga produktionssjukdomar kan förbyggas

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Tilde Larsson; Elisabet Nilsson; [2021]
    Keywords : dry cow; dry period; dry cow management; dry cow feeding; acetonemia; ketosis; displaced abomasum; dry cow fertility; fatty liver; hypokalcemia;

    Abstract : I takt med att avkastningen hos mjölkkor ökat på grund av förbättrade avelsstrategier och bättre management har också produktionssjukdomarna fortsatt vara närvarande, framför allt vid tiden runt kalvning. Vid denna tid är kon extra utsatt på grund av att hon ofta drabbas av negativ energibalans vilket kan leda till fysiologiska och biokemiska förändringar i kroppen. READ MORE

  3. 3. Determinants for milk fever An epidemiological study of Swedish dairy cows

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Sofia Daresjö; [2020]
    Keywords : cow; dairy; milk fever; parturient paresis; determinant; risk factor; Sweden;

    Abstract : Milk fever is a worldwide disease, seen mainly in dairy cows. At the onset of lactation the cow is not prepared for the sudden calcium requirement, which causes a drop in the blood calcium and the cow develops hypocalcaemia. Calcium is needed for the correct function of both nerves and muscles in the body. READ MORE

  4. 4. The production of colostrum from a feeding perspective

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Ebba Kajlöv; [2020]
    Keywords : Colostrum; calf health; dry cows; feeding;

    Abstract : Feeding good quality colostrum to newborn calves is essential to ensure their health and survival. Therefore, it is important to ensure production of enough yield and good quality colostrum in dairy farms. Some factors that have been shown to affect the quality of colostrum such as parity and time to first milking after calving. READ MORE

  5. 5. Feeding of dry cows : a good start on the lactation

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Ellen Lindqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Total mixed ration; separate feeding; one day feeding control; close-up; far-off;

    Abstract : At parturition, it is a critical period and an increased risk of the cow being affected by metabolic diseases. The dry period is therefore a preparation for both parturition and the coming lactation. Today's feeding recommendations for dry cows are debated and advisors express that a clearer guideline is needed. READ MORE