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Production response of dairy cows fed different dietary inclusion of cold-pressed soybean meal

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Author(s): M. C. Muya, | B. D. Nkosi | K. J. Leeuw

Journal: Research Opinions in Animal & Veterinary Sciences
ISSN 2221-1896

Volume: 1;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 344;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Cold-Pressed Soybean Cake | Soybean Meal

ABSTRACT
This study was conducted to evaluate the production response of Holstein cows fed cold-pressed soybean meal. Twenty-four cows were assigned to one of four treatments in a randomized complete block design. Treatments were: diet containing solvent extracted soybean meal (T1) and three diets containing 6, 12 and 18% cold-pressed soybean meal (CSBM), respectively T2, T3 and T4. DMI varied from 22.86 to 25.80 kg/d and was not affected by treatments, however it tended to be higher (P0.05). Mean milk lactose % was lower (P0.05). Feed efficiency tended to be lower (P
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