Essays about: "grass-clover silage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words grass-clover silage.

  1. 1. How is feed-related behaviour in growing pigs affected by total mixed ration feed with intensively treated silage?

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

    Author : Sara Holmström; [2019]
    Keywords : pig behaviour; grass-clover silage; total mixed ration; social interactions; nutrient utilization;

    Abstract : In Nordic countries, roughage e.g. silage from ley crops is mainly provided in the daily feed rations to pigs within organic production systems. Grass-clover silage brings multiple advantages in letting pigs perform natural behaviours and reduces aggressive social interactions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utfodring med kompakt fullfoder : effekter på mjölkkors beteende, tidsbudget och mjölkproduktion

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

    Author : Ulrica Robertsson; [2018]
    Keywords : sociala interaktioner; välfärd; konkurrens; vila; ättid; ståendetid; sortering; partikelstorlek; torrsubstans; mjölkavkastning; foderberedning;

    Abstract : Kompakt fullfoder (C-TMR) är ett nytt sätt att blanda fullfoder. Vid foderberedningen blandas kraftfoder och vatten med avsikt att göra foderblandningen homogen så att korna inte kan sortera ut enskilda foderpartiklar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Individual drinking water intake of dairy cows in an AMS barn

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

    Author : Caroline Axegärd; [2017]
    Keywords : dairy cows; automatic water bowl; water intake; milking production; feed and social factors; behavior;

    Abstract : Today’s dairy cows have high requirements of nutrients and water to give a large milk production. Factors that under normal circumstances affect drinking behaviour are cow’s eating pattern, the temperature of the water, whether the water is supplied in a water bowl or a trough, the cows’ dominance order and if the water bowl is shared with other cows. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quantitative polymerase chain reaction method compared with traditional methods for Clostridium tyrobutyricum in grass-clover silage

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Madelene Eklund; [2017]
    Keywords : C. tyrobutyricum; qPCR; silage;

    Abstract : C. tyrobutyricum is the most common type of bacteria to contaminate milk and cause late blown cheese caused by high spore counts in silage. The purpose of this thesis was to test a qPCR method to quantify C. READ MORE

  5. 5. Blandfoder eller separat utfodring till mjölkkor i AMS med fri kotrafik

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

    Author : Hanna Driscoll; [2017]
    Keywords : foderintag; mjölkavkastning; mjölkningsfrekvens; automatisk mjölkning; grovfoderkonsumtion;

    Abstract : The aim of the study was to compare two feeding strategies, partial mixed ration (PMR) and separate feeding (SR) of grass/clover silage and concentrate, and find out how feed intake, milking frequency and milk production was affected when the cows were milked in an automatic milking system (AMS) with free cow traffic. The study included 38 cows in early to mid lactation divided into two groups fed PMR or SR and lasted for ten weeks. READ MORE