Publication - Forage for cows in the transition period.
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Forage for cows in the transition period.
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Summary in English
The traditional practice of setting aside old fields of hay to feed cows during their dry period was all well and good, but nowadays, if we want to eliminate the problems of milk fever, we must do more. There is the option, for instance, of adding anionic salts to cows' rations during the transition period (the three weeks prior to calving). But, how about producing hay that was specifi cally suited to the needs of cows in the transition period?