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- Nielsen, Jacob H., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of dairy research 2010 v.77 no.3 pp. 337-342
- cow feeding; fatty acids; fatty acid composition; grazing; milk fat yield; stearoyl-CoA desaturase; feed rations; dairy cows; silage; gene expression; diameter; forage legumes; transcription (genetics); milk fat; feed intake; fat globules; rumen fermentation; lipid metabolism; udders; acetyl-CoA carboxylase; fatty-acid synthase
- ... The impact of fresh legume types or silage on the composition of milk fatty acids and transcription of enzymes involved in the synthesis of milk fat in cows was studied. Three groups of cows grazed high proportions of white clover, red clover and lucerne, respectively. A fourth group of cows was fed maize/grass silage. The cows grazing high proportions of legumes produced significantly more 18:1 t ...