Manipulating Milk Protein Percentage and Production in Multiparous Lactating Dairy Cows


The protein content of milk has become much more important in recent years. This reflects its higher value to dairy farmers due to the continued high consumption of cheese. There are a number of factors that affect production of milk protein by dairy cows. These largely reflect inherent characteristics of the cows and the diets that they are fed. 

Tags: Feeding Strategies, Productivity

MicroRNAs may predict lifelong cattle health, productivity


Scientists found that microRNA levels in blood could be used to predict future health and productivity of dairy cattle.

Tags: Health, Herd, Productivity