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August 3, 2016  
 
Goldilocks Meets Choline
 

Approximately 250 people attended the beer tasting and brat reception hosted by Balchem during ADSA. The featured speaker, Dr. Charlie Staples, University of Florida, presented unique research to explore the interaction of feeding rumen protected choline to cows on the Goldilocks diet. In case you missed the presentation, or want to watch it again, visit the Balchem YouTube channel.

 
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Real Science Initiative
 

During the Joint Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Balchem announced the Real Science Initiative. This initiative strives to expand research in the areas of dairy health and nutrition. Funding, up to $150,000, will be awarded to one organization to complete the proposed research within two years. The deadline for pre-proposal submissions is October 1, 2016. To learn more about the Real Science Initiative, visit the Balchem Animal Nutrition & Health website.

 
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Seven Abstracts Presented on Choline and Amino Acids
 

Seven abstracts sharing research about choline and amino acids were presented July 20-23 in Salt Lake City for ADSA’s Joint Annual Meeting. Each abstract shared the history, trials and findings on choline, methionine or lysine. Read the abstracts listed below by visiting the JAM website.

Choline:

Net choline absorption of abomasally infused choline and rumen-protected choline in the lactating dairy cow
Abstract #1354 - de Veth M. J.1, Artegoitia V. M.2, Campagna S. R.3, Lapierre H.4; Harte F.2 Girard C. L.4
Hepatic Gluconeogenic Enzymes are Differentially Altered by Methyl-Donors Choline and Methionine in Bovine Primary Hepatocytes
Abstract #1119 - T. L. Chandler*1, S. J. Bertics1, B. A. Barton2 , and H. M. White1
Hepatic Oxidation is Responsive to Prepartum Energy and Peripartum Rumen Protected Choline Supplementation
Abstract #1318 - V. Caprarulo*1,2, T. L. Chandler1, M. G. Zenobi3, B. A. Barton4, C. R. Staples3, and H. M. White1.
Effects of rumen-protected choline (RPC) supplementation to periparturient dairy cows did not depend upon prepartum energy intake
Abstract #1383 - Marcos G. Zenobi1, Rodrigo Gardinal1, Andre L.G. Dias1, Jorge E. Zuniga1, Rodrigo Moreira1, Barbara A. Barton2, José E.P. Santos3 and Charles R. Staples1

 

Amino Acids:

Impact of a rumen protected methionine prototype on dairy cow performance, milk composition, and milk casein
Abstract #1579 - A. M. Barnard1, B. A. Barton2, C. A. Zimmerman2, R. S. Ordway2, and T. F. Gressley1
Comparison of Three Levels of a Rumen-Protected Methionine Product on Performance of Lactating Dairy Cows
Abstract #1582 - A. M. Barnard1, B. A. Barton2, C. Zimmerman2, and T. F. Gressley1
Impact of three rumen protected lysine prototypes on dairy cow performance, milk composition, and milk casein
Abstract #1598 - A. M. Barnard1, B. A. Barton2, C. A. Zimmerman2, R. S. Ordway2, and T. F. Gressley1.
 
 
Real Faces of Dairy Update
 

The Real Faces of Dairy Facebook page has grown to more than 50,000 followers in just a few short months. Make sure to visit the Facebook page or the website, as we continue to honor the American Dairyman. The centerpiece of the initiative is a year-long article series in Dairy Herd Management to honor and celebrate the American dairy farmer.

 

The following is a list and links to the past articles in case you’ve missed them.

 
 
Contact Us
 

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52 Sunrise Park Road
New Hampton, NY 10958
Tel: 800-780-9233 or 845-326-5613
Fax: 845-326-5717

Email Inquiries to: anh@balchem.com

 
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