Assessment of the effects of erythromycin, neostigmine, and metoclopramide on abomasal motility and emptying rate in calves.

@article{Wittek2005AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the effects of erythromycin, neostigmine, and metoclopramide on abomasal motility and emptying rate in calves.},
  author={Thomas Wittek and Peter D Constable},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={2005},
  volume={66 3},
  pages={545-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine and compare the effects of erythromycin, neostigmine, and metoclopramide on abomasal motility and emptying rate in suckling calves. ANIMALS 6 male Holstein calves (15 to 40 days of age). PROCEDURE Calves were monitored for 1 hour before being fed milk replacer (60 mL/kg; time, 0 minutes) and then were monitored for another 3 hours. Calves received 6 treatments in randomized order: erythromycin (8.8 mg/kg, IM) at -30 minutes; low-dose erythromycin (0.88 mg/kg, IM) at… CONTINUE READING

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