UNGERFELD Emilio Mauricio

  • Rumen fermentation, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias INIA, Temuco, Chile
  • Animal nutrition modelling, Emissions , Gut function, Gut microbiology, Microbial fermentation, Rumen microbiology, Rumen microbiome , Ruminant nutrition
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PhD - Michigan State University MSc - University of Aberdeen BSc - Universidad de la RepĂșblica Oriental del Uruguay


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Effects of feeding treatment on growth rate and performance of primiparous Holstein dairy heifers
Yannick Le Cozler, Julien Jurquet, Nicolas Bedere

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Optimizing growth rate of dairy heifers through nutrition to maximize reproduction and production

The idea of altering the growth rate of replacement heifers to improve reproductive and productive indicators of dairy cattle is not new. In the late 1970s, Gill and Allaire [1] indicated that the first parturition between 22.5 to 23.5 months of age yielded the optimum lifetime performance as long as the heifers had adequate body size [2]. Since 1980s, many studies have been conducted to understand the partitioning of energy between growth and lactation, including the impact of growth rates on t...