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- Kuhn, M.T.; Hutchison, J.L.; Norman, H.D.
- Journal of dairy research 2006 v.73 no.2 pp. 154
- dry period, etc ; dairy cows; lactation; female fertility; days open; milk fat; milk fat percentage; milk proteins; milk protein percentage; milk quality; somatic cell count; milk yield; dairy herds; dairy herd management; optimization; United States; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... The objective was to utilize data from modern US dairy cattle to determine the effect of days dry on fat and protein yield, fat and protein percentages, days open, and somatic cell score in the subsequent lactation. Field data collected through the dairy herd improvement association from January 1997 to December 2003 and extracted from the Animal Improvement Programs Laboratory national database w ...