Periparturient hypocalcemia in cows: prevention using intramuscular parathyroid hormone.

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Intravenously administered parathyroid hormone has recently been reported to prevent parturient paretic hypocalcemia in dairy cows. In the present study, Parathyroid hormone was administered intramuscularly prior to parturition to study its effects on Ca homeostasis and the incidence of periparturient hypocalcemia. Ten Holstein cows were fed a high Ca diet… (More)

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@article{Goff1989PeriparturientHI, title={Periparturient hypocalcemia in cows: prevention using intramuscular parathyroid hormone.}, author={Jesse P. Goff and Marcus E. Kehrli and Ron L Horst}, journal={Journal of dairy science}, year={1989}, volume={72 5}, pages={1182-7} }