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Theme: Nutrient utilisation for lactation

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DS0801: To manipulate nutrient partition of forage diets towards milk synthesis
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £971,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0802: To quantify energy and protein supply to dairy cows
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £321,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0803: Develop mathematical models of nutrient utilisation in dairy cows
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £269,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0806: The effect of hepatic ureogenesis on amino acid supply for lactation.
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £214,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0807: To manipulate body protein reserves of dairy cows in order to improve amino acid utilisation
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £417,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0808: To investigate the source of milk purine derivatives and mammary partitioning in dairy cows
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1997, Cost £214,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0810: Starch utilisation in post-absorptive tissues and its effect on milk constituent synthesis
Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1995, Cost £18,648
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Reading
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0812: A database of UK forages and raw materials for the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System (CNCPS)
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1995 To 1996, Cost £59,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
DS0813: `A review of European and North American energy and protein systems for ruminants, and associated feed characterisation`
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1996 To 1996, Cost £8,500
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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