metabolic disease

  1. Is elevated blood BHB a suitable indicator of poor performance in grazing cows?

    A DairyNZ study investigated subclinical ketosis in grazing cows and determined that elevated blood beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) concentrations were not always associated with poor reproductive performance under a pasture-based diet.

    https://www.dairynz.co.nz/about-us/research/pillars-of-a-new-dairy-system/elevated-blood-bhb-as-an-indicator-of-poor-performance/