Published March 5, 2021 | Version 1
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Feeding pea to dairy cows: Using peas to replace soya in dairy rations

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This practice note discusses the suitability of pea for the replacement of soya in dairy rations. Pea can be used for the protein enrichment of cereal-based concentrate feed. The nutritional value of pea and whether it can maintain milk output and composition when replacing soya in milking cow rations is examined to support decisions around if and how to use pea for feeding dairy cows.


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Legumes Translated – Translating knowledge for legume-based farming for feed and food systems. 817634
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