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Alopecia in calves associated with milk substitute feeding.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6868307     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Outbreaks of alopecia with unusually high morbidity occurred among calves reared on milk substitutes on two unrelated farms in Suffolk. On one farm alopecia occurred for three consecutive years; during the winter of 1981-82 there were also clinical signs of muscular dystrophy among the same calves. On the second farm calves with alopecia also showed signs of muscular dystrophy. The apparent relationship between alopecia and milk substitute feeding is discussed together with the possible involvement of vitamin E.
G C Pritchard; M R Hill; A J Slater
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Veterinary record     Volume:  112     ISSN:  0042-4900     ISO Abbreviation:  Vet. Rec.     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-08-11     Completed Date:  1983-08-11     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0031164     Medline TA:  Vet Rec     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  435-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alopecia / complications,  drug therapy,  epidemiology,  etiology,  veterinary*
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Animals, Newborn*
Cattle Diseases / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  etiology*
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage
Disease Outbreaks / veterinary*
Muscular Dystrophy, Animal / complications,  drug therapy
Vitamin E / therapeutic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 1406-18-4/Vitamin E

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