Browse by Subject "Transition period"
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Immune function, gene expression, blood indices and performance in transition dairy cows affected by diet and inflammation (2012-02-01)The transition period is associated with the peak incidence of production problems, metabolic disorders and infectious diseases in dairy cows (Drackley, 1999). During this time the cow’s immune system seems to be weakened; ...
(2012-02-06)In experiment 1, 18 multiparous non-pregnant non-lactating Holstein dairy cows were fed either moderate energy diet (MoE, NEL = 1.62 Mcal/kg DM) or controlled energy diet (LoE, NEL = 1.35 Mcal/kg DM) for 8 weeks and ...