Effect of niacin supplementation on milk production and ketosis of dairy cattle.

@article{Dufva1983EffectON,
  title={Effect of niacin supplementation on milk production and ketosis of dairy cattle.},
  author={G S Dufva and E E Bartley and Arthur D Dayton and D O Riddell},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1983},
  volume={66 11},
  pages={2329-36}
}
In two experiments with Holstein cows effects of dietary supplementation of niacin to periparturient cattle on subsequent milk production and ketosis were examined. In Experiment 1, 20 cows were assigned to two groups. The treatment group received niacin at 6 g per head per day for 2 wk prepartum and 12 g per head per day for 4 wk postpartum. The control group received no niacin. In Experiment 2, 40 cows were assigned to four groups of 10 cows. One group served as the control and the other… CONTINUE READING

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