: Nutrition

Low Potash Silage for Dry Cows

Silage for dry cows is different to that for milking cows, Michael Garvey of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) says.

Silage Shrink

When dairy producers think of silage shrink, they typically mean the difference between the tons of fresh forage harvested and the tons of ensiled forage actually fed.

Avoid too much fat for early-lactation cows

In the last year, there has been a few supply-management incentives for dairy producers to increase milk and milk fat yield in their milk cows.

Dealing with Selenium Deficiency

Selenium deficiency, which often occurs in association with vitamin E deficiency, is a relatively common trace mineral deficiency in Ireland.

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