Careful buffer feeding may be needed as cows get turned out

Managing dairy transition to grass
Maintaining high levels of dry matter intake (DMI) through turnout and into the grazing season is one of the biggest challenges facing dairy producers. With grazed grass alone incapable of supporting the high milk yields now being produced by many herds, carefully managed buffer feeding is the key to protecting production during this critical time.
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Careful buffer feeding may be needed as cows get turned out

Dairy cows (c) Rex
Maintaining high levels of dry matter intake (DMI) through turnout and into the grazing season is one of the biggest challenges facing dairy producers. With grazed grass alone incapable of supporting the high milk yields now being produced by many herds, carefully managed buffer feeding is the key to protecting production during this critical time.
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