Dry period plane of energy: Effects on feed intake, energy balance, milk production, and composition in transition dairy cows.


The objective was to investigate the effect of different dry cow feeding strategies on the degree of ketonemia postpartum. Epidemiologic studies provide evidence of an association between elevated β-hydroxybutyrate (BHBA) concentrations in postpartum dairy cows and a decreased risk for reproductive success as well as increased risk for several diseases in… (More)
DOI: 10.3168/jds.2014-9024


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