Effect of abomasal glucose infusion on splanchnic and whole-body glucose metabolism in periparturient dairy cows.

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Six periparturient Holstein cows fitted with ruminal cannulas and permanent indwelling catheters in the hepatic portal vein, hepatic vein, mesenteric vein, and an artery were used to study the effects of abomasal glucose infusion on splanchnic and whole-body glucose metabolism. The experimental design was a split plot, with cow as the whole plot, treatment… (More)
DOI: 10.3168/jds.2008-1453

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