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With many milk contracts in both the UK and USA now rewarding farmers for higher butterfat production, understanding what influences its production and how to reduce it is key. A holistic approach is required to correct milk fat depression (MFD) with good milk records fundamental. That’s according to Dr Adam Lock, associate professor at Michigan State University’s department of Animal Science, who says knowing the precise value of ingredients going into the cow’s diet and reviewing feeding practices are other […]