Effect of vitamin E and selenium supplementation on incidence of clinical mastitis and duration of clinical symptoms.

@article{Smith1984EffectOV,
  title={Effect of vitamin E and selenium supplementation on incidence of clinical mastitis and duration of clinical symptoms.},
  author={Kacey L. Smith and Joseph H. Harrison and Dale D. Hancock and Dr. John A. Todhunter and Heiko Conrad},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1984},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={1293-300}
}
Incidence of clinical mastitis and duration of clinical symptoms for complete lactations were evaluated for 80 cows randomly assigned to one of four groups: vitamin E supplemented- and selenium injected, selenium injected, vitamin E supplemented, and controls. Vitamin E supplementation and selenium injection were during the dry period. Log-linear analysis of incidence data revealed a significant 37% reduction of clinical mastitis by vitamin E. Incidence was not affected by selenium alone, nor… CONTINUE READING

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