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Feeding Strategies for the Fresh Cow

Table 6

Example rations: Amino acid balance and expected milk.
Parameter Guide Commercial Dairy Eval NBC/U PA Eval
Amino Acid Balance (g): Values in parentheses are percent of requirements
Met 104-111 3(106) OK 1(102) SlLO
Lys 105-112 10(107) OK 5(104) OK
Ile 95-110 -7(94) OK -8(93) OK
Rulquin Amino Acid Balance (Amino Acid/Metabolizable Protein)
Met 2.1-2.2 2.16 OK 2.12 OK
Lys 6.5-6.8 6.67 OK 6.60 OK
Lys/Met 3.0-3.2 3.08 OK 3.11 OK
Nutrient Limited Milk (kg)
ME - 35.4(-5.4) 29.8(-6.4)
MP - 40.0(-0.8) 34.6(-1.6)
Met - 44.6(3.7) 37.4(1.6)
Lys - 45.0(4.2) 38.4(3.8)
Ile - 37.3(-3.5) 32.5(-3.7)

 

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