If You are Feeding Rumen-Protected Methionine You Do Not Have To Feed Rumen-Protected Choline: Myth 6

You are here:HomeArticle author jeff Nelson BUSTING THE MYTHS AROUND TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT: MYTH 6 THE MYTHIF YOU ARE FEEDING RUMEN-PROTECTED METHIONINE YOU DO NOT HAVE TO FEED RUMEN-PROTECTED CHOLINE Choline and methionine are commercially available in forms that protect them from ruminal degradation. Based on knowledge from the non-ruminant literature, methionine, like choline, is lipotropic.…

If You are Feeding Goldilocks Diets, You Do Not Have to Feed Rumen-Protected Choline: Myth 5

You are here:HomeArticle author jeff Nelson BUSTING THE MYTHS AROUND TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT: MYTH 5 THE MYTHIF YOU ARE FEEDING GOLDILOCKS DIETS, YOU DO NOT HAVE TO FEED RUMENT-PROTECTED CHOLINE Feeding Goldilocks diets are viewed as favorable for transition cow health due to their ability to moderate fat mobilization. Consequently, the recommendation to feed RPC to…

The Myth the Best Way to Combat High Blood NEFA is to Inhibit Fat Mobilization

You are here:HomeArticle author jeff Nelson BUSTING THE MYTHS AROUND TRANSITION COW MANAGEMENT: MYTH 2 THE MYTH THE BEST WAY TO COMBAT HIGH BLOOD NEFA IS TO INHIBIT FAT MOBILIZATION Because of the extensive evidence for potential negative outcomes associated with elevated NEFA and BHBA, several large epidemiological studies have been conducted to identify a critical…

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

You are here:HomeArticle author jeff Nelson 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…