Dietary cation-anion balance in prepartum and lactating cows
Forum: Dietary cation-anion balance: a review of definitions and responses in prepartum and lactating cows
Published on: 05/20/2007
Author/s : ELLIOT BLOCK - Church and Dwight Co. Inc. (Courtesy of Alltech Inc.)
Dairy nutritionists are beginning to fine-tune buffer feeding and macromineral nutrition recommendations according to the difference in cation and anion concentrations in the diet. Numerous papers on feeding buffers, macromineral recommendations, and dietary cation-anion difference (DCAD) concepts have appeared recently in the scientific literature and popular press. The objective of this paper an...