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These techniques includes oral drenching or feeding of lower Ca diet (<20g/day), administration of vitamin D and feeding of lower DCAD diet (Thilsing et al.
Diversos estudios demuestran que alterando el DCAD del alimento ofrecido durante el periodo preparto se puede favorecer un estado metabolico de ligera acidosis capaz de prevenir la hipocalcemia (Tucker et al.
creation of the system software modules - APV to ensure process steps and functionalities needed to achieve the desired properties of DCAD and to be kept and
The low Na and S concentrations and their narrow range in forages, on one hand, and the common lack of sulfur deficiency and need for Na supplementation in all current dairy cattle diets, on the other hand, suggest the need to investigate the feasibility of disregarding these elements in DCAD calculation.
Both the EB and the DCAD are attempts to address the fact that minerals have certain characteristics in common, and for some bodily functions, it is these characteristics rather than the minerals themselves that are important.
Although the DCAD collects a great deal of information, there are several items not collected by DCAD.
8 following the addition of anionic salts are indicative of insufficient DCAD and increased risk of hypocalcemia during the postpartum period.
Feeding low DCAD during the 3 to 4 wk before calving had beneficial effects on systemic acid-base status, calcium metabolism, prepartum health and also postpartum productive performance (Horst et al.
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2008a) reported that a diet having 330 mEq/kg DM DCAD has promoted feed consumption, water intake and resulted in greater milk yield and milk fat in early lactating buffaloes.
DCAD is used to assess the impact of the ration's mineral content on the body's efforts to regulate blood pH.