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    • Computerized concentrate feeding 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1991)
      Computerized feeders are tools for implementing total feeding systems on dairy farms, but proper management is needed for effective use.
    • Economics of forage testing and feeding balanced rations 

      Jones, G. M. (Gerald Murray), 1941- (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1992)
      The most economical ration is a balanced ration, in which the feed requirements of the animal are met without an excess of any nutrient.
    • Feeding Protein to Meet Dairy Cow Nutrient Requirements Can Result in Cheaper, Environmentally Friendly Rations 

      Stallings, Charles C.; Hanigan, Mark D.; James, Robert E. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Feed management in dairy cows to reduce nutrient consumption has been identified as being very effective in reducing output of potentially polluting nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus.
    • Good dairy cows will ... turn feed into profit 

      Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Agricultural Extension Service (Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Agricultural Extension Service, 1951-12)
      Discusses proper feeding and management of dairy cows for maximum milk yield.
    • Ionophores for dairy heifers 

      Stallings, Charles C.; Wahlberg, Mark L.; James, Robert E. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1992)
      Ionopheres have been approved for use with dairy heifers to improve weight gains by increasing utilization of dietary energy.
    • Limit these feeds in rations for dairy cattle 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2000)
      When feeding lactating dairy cows it is best to limit amounts of certain feeds. Here is a list of some feeds used and suggested maximums.
    • Limit These Feeds in Rations for Dairy Cattle 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      When feeding lactating dairy cows it is best to limit amounts of certain feeds. Reasons can be problems with palatability, high oil or fat content, and imbalances of certain nutrients.
    • Nutrition changes milk composition 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1998)
      Many things can affect milk composition, including environment, breed, nutrition and temperature.
    • Paying Attention to Dietary Cation-Anion Balance Can Mean More Milk and Fewer Metabolic Problems 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Dietary cation-anion balance can be used to alter the metabolic status of both dry and lactating cows. By keeping a proper balance, producers can maintain healthy cows that eat well with minimal metabolic problems.
    • Relative values of alternative feeds 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1991)
      Shelled corn and soybean meal are the standards for energy and protein, against which other feeds are usually priced. When corn and soybean meal prices are high, alternatives are many times attractive.
    • Sodium bicarbonate and magnesium oxide in dairy cattle rations 

      Stallings, Charles C. (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 1992)
      Sometimes when inadequate salivation occurs in dairy cattle supplemental sodium bicarbonate can be of benefit. Magnesium oxide appears to work well in conjunction with sodium bicarbonate.
    • Strategies to Reduce Amounts of Nitrogen and Phosphorus in Dairy Rations 

      Stallings, Charles C.; Knowlton, Katharine Frost (Virginia Cooperative Extension, 2009-05-01)
      Nitrogen and phosphorus are the two nutrients that cause the most concern with respect to environmental pollution from animal manure.