Management Tips; Milk Yield; Transition Cows

10 Ways to Improve Early Lactation Performance and Peak Milk Yield

10 Ways to Improve Early Lactation Performance and Peak Milk Yield

8/26/2019

Peak milk is the highest recorded test day milk production in a cow’s first 150 days in milk (DIM). Historically, producers used peak milk as a measure of the success of dry period and early lactation nutrition and management. Peak milk indicates how well the cow responds to feeding practices during the dry period, calving and early lactation periods.

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