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Effects of feeding buffering mineral mixture on subacute rumen acidosis and some production traits in dairy cows

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Title: Effects of feeding buffering mineral mixture on subacute rumen acidosis and some production traits in dairy cows
Authors: Petrujkic, Branko Browse this author
Šamanc, Horea Browse this author
Adamovic, Milan Browse this author
Stojic, Velibor Browse this author
Petrujkic, Tihomir Browse this author
Grdovic, Svetlana Browse this author
Šefer, Dragan Browse this author
Markovic, Radmila Browse this author
Keywords: buffers
cow
milk
prevention
rumen acidosis
Issue Date: Nov-2010
Publisher: The Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
Journal Title: Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research
Volume: 58
Issue: 3&4
Start Page: 171
End Page: 177
Abstract: This trial was designed in order to evaluate the incidence of subacute rumen acidosis (SARA) during early lactation and to investigate the possibilities for its prevention by use of a buffering mineral mixture. On the beginning of the trial it was found that the pH value of rumen fluid in 4 animals was lower than normal (pH < 6.0) and that 20% of animals have had SARA. The control and the experimental group of cows were fed the same meal with exception of concentrated feed which in the experimental group contained the mineral mix with buffering activity in amount of 1%. Continuous addition of buffering mineral mixture in the amount of 1% in concentrated feed for early lactation cows successfully prevents SARA formation and leads to increased milk production, as well as increased milk fat and protein content.
Type: bulletin (article)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/44143
Appears in Collections:Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research > Volume 58, Number 3&4

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