Discussion of MP Requirements: Comparing Dry Cow to Lactation cow

Instructions: Analyze the MP requirement data of a lactating cow and a dry cow as presented in the Table below and give two take home messages from your analysis.

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Take home message:

In dry cows most of the metabolizable protein required serve for Maintenance

In lactating cows most of the metabolizabale protein required serve the need of the mammary gland to produce milk protein.




Keywords:Ruminants vs. Non-Ruminants   Doc ID:57098
Owner:Michel W.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-10-08 10:20 CSTUpdated:2016-10-11 08:17 CST
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