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Research Article

Oregano Extract Added into the Diet of Dairy Heifers Changes Feeding Behavior and Concentrate Intake

Table 4

Treatments significance level (), treatment day interaction (TXD), and means of feeding behavior in the feed bunk.

Behavioral variables Treatments (g of Oregano extract/heifer/day)TXD2SEM
02.55.07.5

Latency to approach the fed bunk (min)<0.011.00.2
Latency to eat concentrate (min)00000.350.250
Time eating concentrate (min)<0.00011.000.2
Time eating silage and hay (min)63.160.562.161.30.600.92.0

of treatment.
of the interaction treatment day.
SEM = standard error of the mean.
within a row with different superscripts differ significantly at .

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