Subacute Ruminal Acidosis in Dairy Cattle

@inproceedings{Oetzel2003SubacuteRA,
  title={Subacute Ruminal Acidosis in Dairy Cattle},
  author={Garrett R. Oetzel},
  year={2003}
}
Ruminal acidosis is the consequence of feeding high grain diets to ruminant animals, which are adapted to digest and metabolize predominantly forage diets. Feeding diets that are progressively higher in grain tends to increase milk production, even in diets containing up to 75% concentrates. However, short-term gains in milk production are often substantially or completely negated by long term adverse effects on cow health. 

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