Effects of anionic salts in a pre-partum dairy ration on calcium metabolism.

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The effects of anionic salts in the transition diet on serum and urine calcium at calving and on peripartal health, subsequent milk production and fertility performance were studied in a well-managed, high-producing Friesland dairy herd. Over a period of a year, approximately 21 days before the expected date of calving, 28 pre-partum heifers and 44… (More)

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@article{Dijk2001EffectsOA, title={Effects of anionic salts in a pre-partum dairy ration on calcium metabolism.}, author={C J van Dijk and Dirk Cornelius Lourens}, journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association}, year={2001}, volume={72 2}, pages={76-80} }