Iron status, erythropoiesis, meat colour, health status and growth performance of veal calves held on and fed straw.

@article{Moser1994IronSE,
  title={Iron status, erythropoiesis, meat colour, health status and growth performance of veal calves held on and fed straw.},
  author={Meinhard M Moser and Rupert M Bruckmaier and J{\"u}rg W. Blum},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe A},
  year={1994},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={343-58}
}
Two experiments were designed to study the iron (Fe) status in veal calves (62 intact males) fed and held on straw. In experiment 1, two groups were fed 20 mg Fe/kg milk replacer (MR) and held unattached on rye or barley straw litter. In experiment 2, groups were fed 20 mg Fe/kg MR and held unattached on rye straw litter or on sawdust or attached on wooden… CONTINUE READING