Manage peripartum blood glucose levels and insulin resistance through nutrition: Glucose precursors + fatty acids balance

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April 23, 2019
Nice topic and excellent explanation
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Joe Magadi Joe Magadi
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April 24, 2019

Alfredo,

Your brief on transition glucose and lipid metabolism are spot on. Rumen-protected glucose is something we often ignore and you have correctly highlighted it here. Another element we should consider are the omega fatty acids. We also include rumen-inert glycerine as a glucose precursor. Our ratio works out as 53:42:0.05 for C16:0:C18:1:N-3 (EPA+DHA+ALA). It works quite successfully.

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Dr.Manoj jha Dr.Manoj jha
Animal Nutritionist
April 28, 2019
Nicely explained
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Sunil Nayak Sunil Nayak
Professor &Head, Dept. Animal Nutrition
April 30, 2019
good
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April 30, 2019

Very good topic initiated for detail discussion. Precursors will definitely help to meet cow high requirement of glucose but cost wise needs to be explained in commercial farming. In India, cost of milk production is increasing drastically and procurement price is declining in last couple of years, which is alarming.

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waqas ahmad waqas ahmad
MSc Hons Livestock Management
May 9, 2019
Very good article.
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May 13, 2019

Perfectly explained.

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Shifali Sharma Shifali Sharma
Businessman
June 12, 2019
I have to say this is quite useful information.
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