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Table 1 Total mixed ration composition (kg/day/cow)

From: Evaluation of oxidant/antioxidant status, metabolic profile and milk production in cows with metritis

Ingredients ante partum post partum
Alfalfa hay 2 1
Barley straw 2.2 0
Concentratea (DOVP) 0 6
Concentrateb (DOVP – a.p.) 2.8 0
Post-extraction repessed meal 0.8 0
Pamitate 0 0.15
MP iont –c 0.5 0
High moisture corn 0 3
Brewers grains 0 4
Alfalfa haylage 0 6
Maize silage 15 19
  1. aDOVP – complementary feed for lactating dairy cows; bDOVP – a.p. - complementary feed for dairy cows ante partum;cMP iont - – mixture of anions, mineral suplements and protein concentrate (to prevent postpartum hypocalcaemia)