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- Varga, G.A., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Animal 2009 v.3 no.10 pp. 1368-1377
- dairy cows; Holstein; cow feeding; feed rations; postpartum period; temporal variation; feed additives; propylene glycol; dry matter intake; milk yield; milk composition; blood chemistry; insulin; metabolites; ketones; urine; ketosis; lactation
- ... In all, 18 multiparous and 19 primiparous Holstein dairy cows were used in a completely randomized design with restrictions to evaluate the effects of feeding propylene glycol (PG) as a dry product, via two delivery methods, on production and blood parameters. PG treatments were administered from parturition through 21 days postpartum. Treatments were: (i) control, no PG; (ii) top dress, 162.5 g P ...