Nutrients balances and milk fatty acid profile of mid lactation dairy cows supplemented with monensin

Balanço de nutrientes e perfil de ácidos graxos do leite de vacas leiteiras no terço médio e lactação suplementadas como monensina

Abstracts

The aim of this study was to evaluate the nutrients balance and milk fatty acids profile of dairy cows supplemented with monensin. Twelve Brazilian Holstein dairy cows were distributed into four balanced 3x3 Latin squares, and fed with the following diets: control (C), basal diet without addition of monensin, monensin 24 (M24), addition of 24mg/kg DM of monensin, and monensin 48 (M48), addition of 48mg/kg DM. The experimental diets influenced the efficiency of net energy of lactation utilization. A quadratic effect was observed for the energy balance. It was observed effect of diets on nitrogen balance. It was observed effect of monensin in the milk yield, composition and in the milk fatty acids profile. Monensin in diets of dairy cows in mid lactation, using corn silage, improved the nutrients balance and milk fatty acid profile with 24mg/kg DM.

energy and nitrogen balance; ionophore; metabolism; milk fat


Objetivou-se avaliar o balanço de nutrientes e o perfil de ácidos graxos do leite de vacas leiteiras suplementadas com monensina. Doze vacas leiteiras foram distribuídos em 4 quadrados latinos, balanceados 3x3 e alimentados com as três dietas seguintes: controle (C), dieta basal sem adição de monensina; monensina 24 (M24), a adição de 24mg/kg MS de monensina, e monensina 48 (M48), a adição de 48mg/kg de MS. As dietas experimentais influenciaram a eficiência de utilização da energia líquida de lactação. Foi observado efeito quadrático para o balanço energia e nitrogênio. Também foi observado efeito de monensina sobre a produção e composição do leite e no perfil de ácidos graxos do leite. Constatou-se que monensina na dieta de vacas leiteiras, no terço médio de lactação, que usam silagem de milho, melhora o balanço de nutrientes e o perfil de ácidos graxos do leite na dose de 24mg/kg de MS.

balanço energia e nitrogênio; gordura do leite; ionóforo; metabolismo


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Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    28 Mar 2013
  • Date of issue
    Dec 2012

History

  • Received
    06 June 2012
  • Accepted
    03 Dec 2012
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