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- Majak, W.; Garland, G.J.; Lysyk, T.J.
- Canadian journal of animal science 2003 v.83 no.4 pp. 827-829
- Dactylis glomerata; alfalfa; bloat; cattle; forage
- ... Alfalfa herbage at the vegetative to early-bud stage of growth was simultaneously fed to cattle with alfalfa- grass mixtures containing 25, 40 or 50% orchardgrass. At all three levels of orchardgrass, there was either complete prevention of bloat or it was substantially reduced. Alfalfa alone yielded 334 cases of bloat as compared to 25 for the mixtures. During the warmest and driest intervals, bl ...