Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 4, Number 11
November 2004

Rumensin approved for use in Lactating Cows

Rumensin has been cleared by FDA to be used in lactating dairy cow diets. Attached is a link to Elanco providing company recommendations on using Rumensin.

http://www.elanco.com/us/pdf/Rum_At_Glance.pdf

Research data suggests improved feed efficiency and more milk , however reduced butter fat percentage.

Barry Steevens
University of Missouri


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