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AN271: Improving Dairy Cow Metabolism through Safflower Oil Supplementation

Figure 1. Milk fat concentration (top) and energy balance (bottom) of postpartum Holstein cows fed three sources of fat. Cows fed a safflower oil-supplemented diet (SFO) produced less milk fat but established a positive energy balance sooner after parturition than those consuming the trans (tFA) or saturated fatty acid (SFA) supplements.