Verkennende studie : inpassing van gras uit natuurbeheer in rantsoenen van melkvee

M.J.E. Braker, G. van Duinkerken, D.L. Durksz, H.J.C.J. van der Mheen, M. Plomp, G.J. Remmelink, A. Bannink, H. Valk

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The area of grasslands used for nature conservation is increasing substantially in the Netherlands. To maintain these grasslands, harvesting and removal of the grass is an important aspect. Utilization of this type of grass in the ration of lactating dairy cows has been subject of a pilot study. Farmers were interviewed on there experiences with grass originating from areas with nature conservation, mostly in the Northern and Western regions in the Netherlands on peaty soils. Most of the interviewed farmers are satisfied with the application possibilities of nature grass
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationLelystad
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group
Number of pages54
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Publication series

NamePraktijkRapport / Animal Sciences Group, Praktijkonderzoek : Rundvee
PublisherAnimal Sciences Group


  • dairy cattle
  • dairy farming
  • feed rations
  • cattle feeding
  • grasses
  • grassland management
  • environmental management
  • netherlands
  • innovations
  • fodder grasses

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