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- Corson, M.S., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Journal of environmental management 2013 v.120 pp. 127-137
- Holstein; acidification; calving; cash crops; climate change; coproducts; corn silage; cows; dairy farming; diet; energy; environmental impact; eutrophication; farms; feed intake; fermentation; forage; grasses; grasslands; herds; land use change; meat; milk; milk yield; nitrogen fertilizers; omega-3 fatty acids
- ... Six dairy farms with the same on-farm area and milk production were compared. One farm (G-No) used grass as the sole forage for a herd of Normande cows, a dual-purpose breed. Three farms, with Holstein cows, varied forage for the herd from grass only (G-Ho) to low (G/LM-Ho) or high (G/HM-Ho) proportion of maize silage in the total forage area. Finally, two farms based on G/LM-Ho and G/HM-Ho system ...