Restriction of free access to feed and resting area after last milking before dry-off associated with lower blood calcium levels in dairy cows
A. Biggs, P. Keyte, M. Pimenta, A. Silvestre, A. Martins, J. Munoz Bielsa, C. Azevedo.
World Buiatric Congress 2022
This study demonstrates that subclinical hypocalcaemia in dairy cows after dry-off occurs in United Kingdom, and that restriction of access to feed and lying area increases the likelihood of lower blood calcium level of cows in the hours after dry-off.
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