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On the importance of beta carotene supplementation for calves.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3707354     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It is evident from the results, that the beta carotene and vitamin A levels in blood serum of calves of different age could be significantly increased by Rovimix--beta carotene supplementation. High utilization rate of beta carotene from Rovimix as well as considerable beta carotene conversion into vitamin A was also found in calves from dams supplemented with Rovimix--beta carotene in the period of late pregnancy. The contribution of beta carotene reserves of the mother to the vitamin A stores of the foetus and to the beta carotene and vitamin A concentrations in blood serum of calves suggest that the main preventive method of beta carotene and vitamin A deficiency in calves should be high intake of beta carotene from daily ration fed to cows or Rovimix--beta carotene supplementation during late pregnancy of cows.
Authors:
S Iwańska; C Lewicki; A Falkowska; D Strusińska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archiv für Tierernährung     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0003-942X     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Tierernahr     Publication Date:  1986 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-06-10     Completed Date:  1986-06-10     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217641     Medline TA:  Arch Tierernahr     Country:  GERMANY, EAST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animal Feed
Animals
Carotenoids / blood,  metabolism*
Cattle / physiology*
Female
Male
Nutritional Requirements
Time Factors
Vitamin A / blood
beta Carotene
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
11103-57-4/Vitamin A; 36-88-4/Carotenoids; 7235-40-7/beta Carotene

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