Publications

A guide to understanding vitreousness and prolamins in corn – Pat Hoffman and Randy Shaver
Benchmarking forage nutrient composition and digestibility – Randy D. Shaver, Professor, Dairy Science Nutrition; 2008 AABP Meetings, Charlotte, NC
Brown midrib corn silage for lactating dairy cows: A contemporary review – Hidir Gencoglu, Randy Shaver and Joe Lauer, Departments of Dairy Science and Agronomy, UW-Madison
Brown midrib corn shredlage in diets for high-producing dairy cows – Lauryn Vanderwerff, Luiz Ferraretto and Randy Shaver, J. Dairy Science, 2015, 98:5642-5652
By-Product Feedstuffs – Randy D. Shaver, Professor, Dairy Science Nutrition
Coping with Short Alfalfa Supplies – Randy D. Shaver, Professor, Dairy Science Nutrition
Corn Biochemistry: Factors related to starch digestibility in ruminants – Pat Hoffman and Randy Shaver – Conference paper
Corn Silage Harvest Management – Randy D. Shaver, Professor, Dairy Science Nutrition
Corn Silage Processing: Dairy Farm Survey – Gustavo Salvati , Randy Shaver, Matt Lippert, Eric Ronk and Chris Wacek-Driver
Effect of corn shredlage on lactation performance and total tract starch digestibility by dairy cows – Luiz Ferraretto and Randy Shaver, The Professional Animal Scientist, 2012, 28:639-647.
Effect of corn snaplage on lactation performance by dairy cows – Matt Akins and Randy Shaver – PAS paper
Estimating silage energy value and milk yield to rank corn hybrids – Eric C. Schwab, Randy D. Shaver, Joseph G. Lauer, James G. Coors
Feeding cull potatoes to dairy and beef cattle – Ken Schroeder UW-Extension Portage County
Feed grain evaluation for lactating dairy cows – Pat Hoffman, Randy Shaver and Dave Mertens
Feed Grainv2.0 Background and Development Guide – Pat Hoffman, Randy Shaver and Dave Mertens
Feeding Cabbage Waste – Liz Binversie and Zen Miller, UWEX Outagamie County
High Moisture Corn Harvest and Storage Considerations – Mike Rankin, Crops & Soils Agent Fond du Lac County
Indexing hay quality to animal performance – Randy Shaver, Proc. 2010 Hoard’s Dairyman Espanol Conference, Aquascalientes, Mexico
Influence of ensiling on the digestibility of whole-plant corn silage – Ferraretto, Shaver and Lauer, UWEX Team Forage
Making sense of starch by NDF interactions – Ferraretto and Shaver, Proceedings 2015 Penn State Nutrition Conference
Mean particle size: Evaluation of variation within industry processed grains and determination of the effect of laboratory grinding – Connor Willem’s undergraduate research project with UW-Madison Professor Randy Shaver and John Goeser of Rock River Labs
Mold and mycotoxin problems in livestock feeding – Adams et al. Penn State Extension
Opportunities to improve starch digestibility on dairy farms – Abby Huibregtse, Randy Shaver and Pat Hoffman
Soy Protein Alternatives for Lactating Dairy Cows (7 pages, 34 KB) – Randy D. Shaver, Professor, Dairy Science Nutrition
Supplementation of High Corn Silage Diets for Dairy Cows – Randy D. Shaver, Professor, Dairy Science Nutrition
Sweet Corn (Cannery) By-Products – J.W. Crowley and W.T. Howard, Revised by R.D. Shaver
Sweet Corn Waste: Forage Quality and Fermentation Characteristics – Paul Dyk, Dairy & Livestock Agent Fond du Lac County
The Chemistry of High Moisture Corn – Pat Hoffman, Randy Shaver and Nancy Esser – Proc. 2010 4-State Dairy Nutrition & Management Conf., Dubuque, IA
Understanding Corn Test Weight – Mike Rankin, Crops & Soils Agent Fond du Lac County
UW Feed Grain Evaluation System – Pat Hoffman and Randy Shaver