Effect of prepartum administration of monensin in a controlled-release capsule on milk production and milk components in early lactation.

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Dry cows and pregnant heifers from 25 farms near Guelph, Ontario, Canada were enrolled in a large double-blind, randomized clinical trial that was designed to evaluate the impact of monensin on energy metabolism, health, and production. A total of 503 cows was given monensin in controlled-release capsules, and 507 were administered placebo capsules 3 wk… (More)

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@article{Duffield1999EffectOP, title={Effect of prepartum administration of monensin in a controlled-release capsule on milk production and milk components in early lactation.}, author={Todd F. Duffield and K. E. Leslie and David Sandals and Kerry D. Lissemore and B W Mcbride and Jonathan Lumsden and Paul Dick and Robert Bagg}, journal={Journal of dairy science}, year={1999}, volume={82 2}, pages={272-9} }