• Alleviation of heat stress with Tasco in dairy cows 

    Pompeu, Luciana Barchesi (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The present study determined the impact of Tasco, Ascophyllum nodosum, on heat stress in dairy cows. Thirty-two Holstein cows were utilized in a randomized complete block design, during 63 days in summer 2008. Feed intake, ...
  • The best winter ration for the dairy heifer 

    Talbot, Alfred Eddy (University of Missouri, 1915)
    The increasing demand for dairy cows, and cows of greater efficiency has led to a more systematized rearing of the dairy heifer. The need of a winter ration, considering the economic price and amount of food consumed, is ...
  • The effect of lactation on growth 

    Regan, W. M. (William Michael), 1884-1962 (University of Missouri, 1914)
    There are five uses in general to which a dairy cow may put her feed. It may be used for maintenance, for growth, for the production of milk, for the laying on of fat and for the growth of the foetus. In view of the fact ...
  • Minimum protein requirements for the growth of dairy heifers 

    Riford, Lloyd Stephen (University of Missouri, 1915)
    In order to reduce the feed cost as much as possible, it is of considerable importance to know the required amount of protein necessary to develop the heifer normally. To best arrive at a protein standard for dairy heifers ...
  • Normal growth of dairy heifers 

    Burlingham, C. Lloyd (Charles Lloyd); Gillette, Lester S. (Lester Sidney) (University of Missouri, 1914)
    The Federal Office of Farm Management reports (March, 1914) that there are 21,749,651 dairy cows in the United States. Considering the average productive life to be six of seven years, it is evident that 3,000,000 to ...
  • The nutrients required for growth by heifers of dairy breeds 

    Brandt, P. M. (Philip Martin), 1888- (University of Missouri, 1913)
    According to the census figures there are approximately 20,000,000 cows used for dairy purposes in the United States at the present time. It is probably safe to assume that these cows are milked on the average not more ...