Nitrogen partitioning, energy use efficiency and isotopic fractionation measurements from cows differing in genetic merit fed low-quality pasture in late lactation
L Cheng, SL Woodward, RJ Dewhurst, H Zhou, GR Edwards
Animal Production Science | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2014
This study was funded by the New Zealand Foundation for Research, Science and Technology (now Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment) and New Zealand dairy farmers through DairyNZ Inc. Thanks also go to DairyNZ Lye Farm staff and technicians and Lincoln University Analytical Laboratory technicians. The advice from Professor John Roche (DairyNZ, New Zealand), Assistant Professor Yingluck Moonsan (Pibulsongkram Rajabhat University, Thailand), Dr Alastair Nicol, Dr Racheal Bryant, and Professor Jon Hickford (Lincoln University, New Zealand) is appreciated.