Can dry yeast replace buffer in high-yield cow ration?

Can dry yeast replace buffer in high-yield cow ration?

Dairy nutritionists typically buffer dairy rations to combat acidosis, but an active dry yeast product can be supplemented to improve fiber digestion and further optimize rumen pH in high-yielding cows.

By MARY BETH DE ONDARZA, TONY HALL and ERIC CHEVAUX*

*Mary Beth de Ondarza is with Paradox Nutrition LLC of West Chazy, N.Y. Tony Halland Eric Chevaux are

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