Energy partitioning in herbage-fed dairy cows offered supplementary grain during an extended lactation
SRO Williams, T Clarke, MC Hannah, LC Marett, PJ Moate, MJ Auldist, WJ Wales
Journal of Dairy Science | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2013
The authors are grateful for the contribution of Chris Grainger (Department of Primary Industries-Victoria, Ellinbank, Australia) to the initial establishment of the work and valuable input to this manuscript. We also thank Di Mapleson, Ian Robinson, Tony Hookey, Greg Morris, Ros Case, and farm staff (Department of Primary Industries, Ellinbank, Australia) for cow husbandry and sampling. This work was financially supported by the Geoffrey Gardiner Foundation (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia), the University of Melbourne (Australia), the National Herd Improvement Association (Werribee, Victoria, Australia), the Department of Primary Industries-Victoria, Dairy Australia, Meat and Livestock Australia, and the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (Canberra City, Australian Capital Territory, Australian) under the Carbon Farming Futures Filling the Research Gap Program.