Lower pregnancy losses in lactating dairy cows fed a diet enriched in alpha-linolenic acid.

@article{Ambrose2006LowerPL,
  title={Lower pregnancy losses in lactating dairy cows fed a diet enriched in alpha-linolenic acid.},
  author={Divakar Justus Ambrose and John Patrick Kastelic and Roy Corbett and Phyllis A Pitney and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Veronique Petit and Julie A. Small and P Zalkovic},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2006},
  volume={89 8},
  pages={3066-74}
}
The objectives were to determine if a diet enriched in alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) would influence ovarian function, early embryo survival, conception rates, and pregnancy losses in lactating dairy cows. Beginning 28 d before breeding, Holstein cows (55 +/- 22 d postpartum; mean +/- SD) were assigned to diets supplemented with either rolled flaxseed (FLAX… CONTINUE READING