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Effective ketosis control in dairy cows
Ketosis or acetonaemia is a metabolic disorder which occurs mainly in the first few weeks after calving. The subclinical form is of far greater significance economically than the acute form of the disease.
It is characterised by an accumulation of so-called ketone bodies (acetoacetate, beta-hydroxybutyrate and acetone), which cannot be completely metabolised.
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