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Nutrition and Disease in Dairy Cattle

By

Thomas H. Herdt

, DVM, MS, DACVN, DACVIM, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health, Michigan State University

Last full review/revision Oct 2014 | Content last modified Aug 2015
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Nutrition has a large effect on the occurrence and severity of many diseases of dairy cattle. See table: Diseases or Clinical Signs in Dairy Cattle That May be Related to Dietary Characteristics or Nutritional Deficiencies Diseases or Clinical Signs in Dairy Cattle That May be Related to Dietary Characteristics or Nutritional Deficiencies Diseases or Clinical Signs in Dairy Cattle That May be Related to Dietary Characteristics or Nutritional Deficiencies for brief descriptions of nutritionally associated diseases, disease signs, etc.

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