The Myth Choline is a Feed Additive For Problem Cows Herds

You are here:Home2018August08 BUSTING THE MYTHS AROUND TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT: MYTH 4 THE MYTHCHOLINE IS A FEED ADDITIVE FOR PROBLEM COWS/HERDS Many nutritionists and veterinarians view choline as a feed additive that should only be fed when herds are having transition cow problems. They realize choline has a role in preventing fatty liver and ketosis. Given…

The Myth Goldilocks Likes It Just Right And So Should Your Cows

You are here:Home2018August08 BUSTING THE MYTHS AROUND TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT: MYTH 3Dr. Ric Grummer, Professor Emeritus, Department of Dairy Science, University of Wisconsin-MadisonTHE MYTH GOLDILOCKS LIKES IT JUST RIGHT AND SO SHOULD YOUR COWS From an energy perspective, offering the Goldilocks diet feeds the cow “just right”. Substantial research indicates that controlling energy intake during…