Reference values of blood parameters in beef cattle of different ages and stages of lactation.

@article{Doornenbal1988ReferenceVO,
  title={Reference values of blood parameters in beef cattle of different ages and stages of lactation.},
  author={H Doornenbal and A. K. Tong and N S Murray},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={1988},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={99-105}
}
Reference (normal) values for 12 blood serum components were determined for 48 Shorthorn cows (2-10 years old) and their 48 calves, 357 crossbred cows (12-14 years old), 36 feedlot bulls and 36 feedlot steers. In addition, hemoglobin, hematocrit, triiodothyronine, thyroxine and cortisol levels were determined for the crossbred cows, and feedlot bulls and steers. Reference values were tabulated according to sex, age and stage of lactation. Serum concentrations of urea, total protein and… CONTINUE READING