Energy and protein nutrition management of transition dairy cows

Ian J. Lean, Robert Van Saun, Peter J. DeGaris

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The aims of this article are to briefly review some of the underlying physiology of changes that occur around calving, examine the potential to control the risk of disease in this period, increase milk production, and improve reproductive performance through better nutritional management. Practical guidelines for veterinarians and advisors are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)337-366
Number of pages30
JournalVeterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Animals


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