The physiological response to magnesium supplementation in lactating dairy cows

Edwards, L.J., Clarke, T., Hepworth, G., and Parker, A.J. (2008) The physiological response to magnesium supplementation in lactating dairy cows. In: Proceedings of Australian Society of Animal Production Conference 2008 (27), p. 64. From: Australian Society of Animal Production Conference 2008, 24-27 June 2008, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

Magnesium (Mg) is an essential mineral for all cattle, especially lactating cows and as such is routinely administered as a feed supplement. A diet low in Mg can have serious implications on performance and ultimately lead to hypomagnesemic tetany and death in ruminants. The aim of this study was to investigate the physiological response to Mg supplementation in lactating dairy cows.

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Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2010 01:39
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0702 Animal Production > 070204 Animal Nutrition @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8303 Livestock Raising > 830302 Dairy Cattle @ 100%
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