The Maintenance Requirements of Dairy Cattle

The Maintenance Requirements of Dairy Cattle

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...0.747 3.91 0.760 3.70 Total maintenance and milk (calculated).......... 1.339 12.2 1.486 12.28 1.388 10.54 Total maintenance and milk (actual).............. 1.41 10.58 1.41 10.58 1.41 10.58 i....................... +5-13-5-14 +2 0 Armsby (conv.) standard.. 1.29 1.41 + 9% 9.98 10.58 + 6% Lanta 2nd's ration for eight weeks was scanty (--1/; to--?;40, -%0 to--440). No wonder she shrank heavily in milk yield as is indicated above and gave only 3,888 pounds milk and 132 pounds fat in 101/3 months, or 12.25 and 0.42 pounds daily. Her ration was in-creased at the end of two months but too late to keep her at her best and she placed the surplus food on her back rather than in the pail. Her average ration was from-1; 0 deficient to +1/10 excessive in respect to digestible protein aild from 1/20 high to 1%; low ill respect to total digestible nutrients. She lost fiesh--5 percent-during the third month, regained it and forged ahead, weighing at the end of eight and one-half months 10 percent more than at the end of the third month. However, reduced to a very small food intake during the last seven weeks, she lost most of what she had gained. V. 14. NEsBIT, grade Jersey, five years old, was in milk for 282 days subsequent to calving and dried off while farrow, December 22, 1912 to October 2, 1913. She was fed the high protein ration in succeeding weeks as follows: Weeks Hay Silage Grain Weeks Hay Silage Grain lbs.. lbs. lbs. lbs. lbs. lbs. 5 10. 30. 8. 5 8. 30. 6. 10 10. 30. 8.8 10 8. 30. 4.7 5 9. 30. 7.2 5 8. 30. 3. Her food intake, milk and fat yields aild comparison data follow: Nesbit had enough to eat except perhaps during the first month, when her total digestible nutrient intake was deficient from 0 to %. Her digestible protein intake (+1/ 4...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236562763
  • 9781236562760