A digestion trial with two Holstein cows

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1913
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute
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Complete data is given of a digestion trial made with two Holstein cows, one being feed maintenance ration plus protein, the other maintenance ration plus carbohydrate.

The digestive co-efficient of both cows were about normal. The cow which received the maintenance ration plus B. Albumen digested 67.87% of whole ration and the one which received maintenance ration plus carbohydrate digested 66.10% of whole ration. Both of which is a little lower than the theoretical.

The following authorities have been consulted: Echol’s Missouri Station Bulletin Research 2 and 5. Henry’s, Shermans, Armsby’s, and Farmers Bulletin 346. Bulletin 22 Revised Department of Agriculture.

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