Monitoring or modelling the individual feed efficiency-quantifying the efficient and inefficient dairy cows in commercial farms. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The aim of this study was to develop an individual cow feed intake evaluation system operating under commercial farm conditions. The feed intake evaluation project developed two parallel systems using mechanical design (a) or via mathematical models (b). It was shown that 152 cows who recently went through the feed intake monitoring system were classified as efficient (30) and inefficient (30)....

publication date

  • January 1, 2017