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The Effect of Lying Surfaces on Milk Yield and Udder Health in Norwegian Free Stalled Dairy Herds
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgCitation: Sixth International Dairy Housing Conference Proceeding, 16-18 June 2007, (Minneapolis, Minnesota) (Electronic Only) 701P0507e.(doi:10.13031/2013.22820)
Authors: Lars Erik Ruud, Olav Osteras
Keywords: Dairy cattle, lying surface, cubicle flooring, mat, mattress, milk yield, clinical mastitis
It is claimed softer lying surfaces increase milk yield, but this is poorly documented or statistical validity has not been good enough.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)