An investigation of the safety of oral calcium formate in dairy cows using clinical, biochemical and histopathological parameters.


AIM To investigate the safety of orally administered calcium formate in dairy cows fed adequate amounts of good quality pasture. METHODS Twelve mixed-age pasture-fed lactating dairy cows were randomly allocated to three groups (n=4 cows/ group). Group 1 served as untreated controls. Group 2 was treated orally with 400 ml of 13.4% (w/w) calcium as calcium… (More)