Space allowance and barriers influence cow competition for mixed rations fed on a feed-pad between bouts of grazing
AD Hetti Arachchige, AD Fisher, WJ Wales, MJ Auldist, MC Hannah, EC Jongman
Journal of Dairy Science | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2014
The authors are grateful to J. S. Greenwood, M. M. Wright, G. Morris, L. Dorling, T. Hookey, A. McDonald, S. Ziero, G. Phillips, and M. Norman (all from DEPI-Ellinbank, VIC, Australia), and DEPI-Ellinbank farm staff for cow feeding and husbandry. The assistance from S. Borg and B. Schirmer (both from DEPI-Werribee), and M. Conley (University of Melbourne) in setting up video recording equipment is gratefully acknowledged. This study was co-funded by DEPI, University of Melbourne, and Dairy Australia (Melbourne, VIC, Australia).