Subclinical Ketosis

Forum: Subclinical Ketosis. Economic Implications and Clinical Management

Published on: 10/10/2012
Author/s : Dr. Henna Hamadani, Division of Livestock Production & Management,Sher e Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology,Kashmir, India -190006
INTRODUCTION Subclinical ketosis (SCK) is defined as elevated concentrations of ketone bodies in the absence of clinical signs of ketosis. It is an important metabolic disease in dairy cattle during early lactation period and has been associated with decreased milk production, impaired reproductive performance, displaced abomasums, metritis, mastitis, and clinical ketosis (Duffield,2001). During ...
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G. Abraha Negash G. Abraha Negash
MSc in Tropical Animal Production and Health from Addis Ababa University and MSc in Tropical Livestock Production and Pastoral development from Mekelle University
October 11, 2012

It is very deep and interesting solution for dairy farmers and professionals.

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Dr Usman Dr Usman
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
October 13, 2012
best supportiv information about ketosis for veterinarian and also for dairy farmers.
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Prof. Dr. Ferdinal Rahim Prof. Dr. Ferdinal Rahim
Animal Nutritionist
October 16, 2012

I think it is imposible over feeding in dairy animal at early lactation but at the end period of pregnancy. Thank you, Ferdinal Rahim

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September 26, 2020

Informative Article. Ketosis is a metabolic disease that occurs when the cow is in a severe state of negative energy balance. This condition arises from disturbances in the metabolism of carbohydrates and volatile fatty acids in the body.

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