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a long trough for feeding cattle

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Differences in feeding rates seem to be largely a function of how the assessment is done (for example, time spent at, or in close proximity to the feed bunk vs time spent with the head in the feed bunk).
During the observation period at seven of the 10 dairies, ground temperature in the most similar adjacent pen (chosen to avoid disturbing the behavior of the observed cows) was recorded at 30-minute intervals at the corral shade, feed bunk and open areas using an infrared thermometer (Autopro ST25, Raytek Corp.
This feed bunk was already here when I bought this place.
and then it was offered in feed bunk with total diet, which consisted of 9 kg/d of concentrate plus alfalfa hay fed ad libitum.
While some cows can be downright dainty when they're wrapping their tongues around a tuft of grass, their table manners at the feed bunk are less than civilized.
1] DM) Feed bunk 1180 637 Mound 53 431 Down-gradient 44 330 Ditch 473 64 ([dagger]) The cattle feedlot was constructed on Hastings silt-loam soils (fine montmorillonitic, mesic Udic Agriustolls).
The computer decides whether it's time to milk the cow or just let her eat, and opens the corresponding gate to the milker or the feed bunk.
So he built a 32-foot-long feed bunk with an unrolling cart on top.
They were everywhere--on the feed bunk, on the livestock watering tanks, on the barn cleaner, on the equipment--everywhere.
Often, they'll leave the stems in the feed bunk or waste them on the ground and eat only at the leafy parts.