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Rule of thumb
1 kg DM of grass is the equivalent of 1 UFL/kg DM.
Concentrate mixes will have a UFL varying from 0.85–0.95
UFL/kg as fed (or 0.98-1.09/kg DM). Target energy density
for high quality concentrate mixes is 0.94 UFL/kg
as fed, depending on the quality of the ingredients used.
How do I investigate nutrition related
1. Excessive body condition loss
1. Low dry matter intake (see checklist for factors causing
low dry matter intake).
2. Inadequate supplementation.
3. Poor quality supplement.
4. Metabolic diseases.
5. Inadequate trough space indoors.
6. Excessive dietary protein.
7. Cows overfat at calving.
2. Low milk protein
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