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Table 2 Feeding and feeding routines in 12 Norwegian beef-cow herds (2003)

From: Claw and limb disorders in 12 Norwegian beef-cow herds

Herd Region n Types of roughage feed Concentrate heifers Concentrate before calving Concentrate after calving Mineral or vitamin additives Salt lick with minerals
A I 15 Round bale grass silage, straw Yes No No Yes Yes
B I 45 Round bale grass silage, ammonia-treated straw Yes No No Yes Yes
C I 31 Grass silage, ammonia-treated straw, hay, round bale grass silage Yes Yes Yes No Yes
D I 35 Round bale grass silage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
E I 21 Round bale grass silage, ammonia-treated straw Yes Yes No Yes Yes
F I 19 Round bale grass silage Yes No Yes Yes Yes
G II 16 Grass silage, round bale grass silage Yes No No Yes Yes
H II 33 Grass silage, round bale grass silage Yes No No Yes Yes
I II 18 Grass silage Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
J III 33 Round bale grass silage, ammonia-treated straw Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
K III 17 Round bale grass silage, ammonia-treated straw, other Yes No Yes Yes Yes
L III 79 Round bale grass silage, ammonia-treated straw Yes Yes Yes No Yes