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Cattle fodder

Quality hay to meet the specific energy needs of dairy cows.

Dairy cows are ruminants, so it is their consumption of grass, fresh or in the form of hay, when fresh grass is no longer available, that will contribute to milk production. The quality of the forage in the ration will have an impact on the quantity and quality of milk the cows will produce. These forage contributions will ensure optimal growth and production, while maintaining their health and reproductive capacities.
But you have to adapt the hay depending on whether the dairy cows are in a lactation or dry period.
During lactation, cows need rich hay, alfalfa or a second cut of Crau hay, to meet the high protein and energy requirements, in order to ensure quality and quantity production. While in a dry period, the hay does not have to be so rich, but still be of good quality.

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Quality hay to meet the specific energy needs of dairy cows.

Dairy cows are ruminants, so it is their consumption of grass, fresh or in the form of hay, when fresh grass is no longer available, that will contribute to milk production. The quality of the forage in the ration will have an impact on the quantity and quality of milk the cows will produce. These forage contributions will ensure optimal growth and production, while maintaining their health and reproductive capacities.
But you have to adapt the hay depending on whether the dairy cows are in a lactation or dry period.
During lactation, cows need rich hay, alfalfa or a second cut of Crau hay, to meet the high protein and energy requirements, in order to ensure quality and quantity production. While in a dry period, the hay does not have to be so rich, but still be of good quality.

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The quality of fodder, which is an important part of feeding dairy cows, will provide them with the nutrients necessary to meet all of their needs and allow the consumption of concentrates to be reduced, reducing the final margin.

Enhancement of high quality fodder in cattle feed for successful fattening.

For beef cattle, a diet that takes into account a fiber supply through coarse hay, straw, will promote rumination and take into account their digestive characteristics which allow them to enhance the forage. Thus, with a good functioning of the flora of the rumen of the animal thanks to this supply of fodder, the limited supplementation in quality production concentrate will bring better results.

Fattening the cows with fodder will reduce the concentrates, thus avoiding the risk of acidosis and reducing the cost. A high grass fattening of cattle supports the nutritional quality of the meat which tends to be leaner with an improved fatty acid profile.

The best hay for cows