Auteur: Spörndly E., Andersson S., Pavard N., Le Goc S.
Jaar van uitgifte: 2015
In an automatic milking unit, a daytime grazing system with production pasture (group P) was compared with offering cows a small grass-covered paddock only for exercise and recreation, i.e. exercise pasture (group E). Two experiments (Exp1 and Exp2) were performed during 12 and 5 weeks with 53 cows and 42 cows, respectively. Group P was offered new pasture daily with night-time access to grass silage ad libitum (Exp1) or in restricted amounts (Exp2). Group E was offered exercise pasture and silage ad libitum during 24 (Exp1) or 16 hours (Exp2) daily. In Exp1, group P had significantly (P