Ruminal pH and whole-tract digestibility in dairy cows consuming fresh cut herbage plus concentrates and conserved forage fed either separately or as a partial mixed ration
JS Greenwood, MJ Auldist, LC Marett, MC Hannah, JL Jacobs, WJ Wales
Animal Production Science | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2014
The authors are grateful to G. Morris, T. Hookey, D. Clarkson, D. Mapleson, A. McDonald and N. Gleeson for animal care and sampling. This research was funded by Dairy Australia and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (Victoria). Thank you to Dr C. R. Stockdale for valuable assistance with the preparation of this manuscript.