Soybean meal or canola meal in combination with distillers’ grains?

Soybean meal or canola meal in combination with distillers’ grains?

Soybean meal, canola meal, and corn distillers’ grains are good sources of protein for dairy cows. Since they have different rumen undegradable protein (RUP) content and amino acid profile, feeding diets that include two or three protein sources is the best strategy for covering amino acids requirements in high producing cows.

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Effects of feeding extruded linseed on fertility of dairy cows

Effects of feeding extruded linseed on fertility of dairy cows

Flax is a cool climate crop grown mainly for production of fiber and food. Its seed, linseed, is rich in oil which contains more than 50% of the essential fatty acid alfa-linolenic acid (omega-3). Linolenic acid is converted into eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid, precursors of eicosanoids such as prostaglandins.

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