Blood metabolites and body temperature of single calves between 1 and 4 days of age in a dairy herd in New Zealand.

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AIM Using specified indices, to determine the nutritional and thermal status of calves between 1 and 4 days of age. METHODS After birth, calves (n=106) were collected daily, according to farm practice. Over the following 4 days a jugular blood sample and rectal temperature were taken twice daily before feeding. Plasma concentrations of glucose, beta… (More)

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@article{Diesch2004BloodMA, title={Blood metabolites and body temperature of single calves between 1 and 4 days of age in a dairy herd in New Zealand.}, author={Tamara Johanna Diesch and David James Mellor and K. J. Stafford and Robert Ward}, journal={New Zealand veterinary journal}, year={2004}, volume={52 5}, pages={256-60} }