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Table 2 Effect of dietary addition of ART on milk production and composition in dairy cows

From: Microbiome and metabolic changes in milk in response to artemisinin supplementation in dairy cows

Item CON ART SEM P value
Yield, kg/d
 Milk 30.23 31.22 0.91 0.06
 ECM1 30.50 32.42 1.03 0.14
 Lactose 1.52 1.55 0.06 0.12
 Fat 1.01 1.12 0.09 0.04
 Protein 0.95 0.96 0.03 0.82
Milk composition,  %
 Lactose 5.03 4.97 0.04 0.16
 Fat 3.31 3.58 0.18 0.04
 Protein 3.15 3.07 0.22 0.41
 Fat/protein ratio 1.05 1.16 0.13 0.03
 SCC (× 104 cells/ml) 12.77 10.35 0.32 0.08
  1. 1 ECM (kg/d) = 0.3246 × milk yield (kg/d) + 13.86 × fat yield (kg/d) + 7.04 × protein yield (kg/d)(Orth 1992)