Metal glycinates improve immune response in lactating dairy cows

Production levels of milk and meat are rapidly increasing. Through breeding, nutrition and management milk production per cow has been on the rise for decades. However, there is also more attention on animal welfare, the use of antibiotics and milk quality.

In dairy cattle (sub-clinical) mastitis is a big challenge as it influences all of the challenges, the milk production decreases, welfare of the cow is reduced, for clinical cases antibiotics are used for treatment and finally the quality of the milk reduces due to higher somatic cell counts and residues of antibiotics in the milk. To be able to manage and help prevent the effects of mastitis there is a need to understand the cow’s immune system and the best way to support this…

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