Understanding starch digestibility in corn

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Starch digestibility affects rumen health and milk production and directly impacts a dairy’s bottom line. Dr. Bill Mahanna, Nutritional Sciences and Sales Support Manager at Pioneer, offered participants at the 2011 Penn State Dairy Cattle Nutrition Workshop a look at corn kernel physiology, starch digestibility research, and some practical tips for increasing and managing corn grain in rations for dairy cows.

Mahanna offered several practical approaches for increasing the starch digestibility of corn. Read more in the latest issue of the Penn State Dairy Digest.

Source: Penn State Dairy Digest



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