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Current perspectives on eating and rumination activity in dairy cows

By K.A.Beauchemin

Published on 10/12/2018

The chewing time of cows is affected by many factors, most importantly whether access to feed is restricted, intake of neutral detergent fiber from forages, and mean particle size of the diet. In this paper, the authors compiled a comprehensive understanding of the dietary, animal, and management factors that affect eating and ruminating behavior in dairy cows.

 

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