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...
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Paul Chatikobo Paul Chatikobo
Veterinary Doctor
May 20, 2007
What an excelent article, thanks, and please keep it up.
January 5, 2009

Good article about dietary cation-anion balance in lactating cows. See "Another New Look at DCAD for the Prepartum Dairy Cow"  by William K. Sanchez, Ph. DK.

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August 16, 2020

Very useful information.

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