Transition Cow

We have gathered a collection of recent journal articles (below) that relate to specific issues associated with the Transition Cow.  The link following each citation will display the abstract or full journal article, if available.

Journal Articles:

Metabolites of vitamin D and minerals in blood and colostrum of primiparous and multiparous dairy cows postpartum

E.G. Salgado-Hernández, J. Bouda, A. Villa-Godoy,
J.L. Romano-Muñoz, A.J. Gutiérrez-Chávez, F. Velásquez-Forero, 2014.  Metabolites of vitamin D and minerals in blood and colostrum of primiparous and multiparous dairy cows postpartum.  Czech J. Anim. Sci., 59, 2014 (1): 11–18.

http://www.agriculturejournals.cz/publicFiles/110469.pdf


Comparing the Effect of Oral Supplementation of Vitamin E, Injective Vitamin E and Selenium or Both during Late Pregnancy on Production and Reproductive Performance and Immune Function of Dairy Cows and Calves

Farokh Kafilzadeh, Habibollah Kheirmanesh, Hamed Karami Shabankareh,
Mohhamad Reza Targhibi, Elaheh Maleki, Mahdi Ebrahimi, and Goh Yong Meng, 2014.  Comparing the Effect of Oral Supplementation of Vitamin E, Injective Vitamin E and Selenium or Both during Late Pregnancy on Production and Reproductive Performance and Immune Function of Dairy Cows and Calves.  The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 165841.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/165841


The effect of injectable trace minerals (selenium, copper, zinc, and manganese) on peripheral blood leukocyte activity and serum superoxide dismutase activity of lactating Holstein cows

V.S. Machado, G. Oikonomou, S.F. Lima, M.L.S. Bicalho, C. Kacar, C. Foditsch,
M.J. Felippe, R.O. Gilbert, R.C. Bicalho, 2014.  The effect of injectable trace minerals (selenium, copper, zinc, and manganese) on peripheral blood leukocyte activity and serum superoxide dismutase activity of lactating Holstein cows.  The Veterinary Journal 200 (2014) 299–304.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tvjl.2014.02.026


Calcium and Magnesium Physiology and Nutrition in Relation to the Prevention of Milk Fever and Tetany (Dietary Management of Macrominerals in Preventing Disease)

Javier Martín-Tereso, PhD, Holger Martens, VMD, 2014.  Calcium and Magnesium Physiology and Nutrition in Relation to the Prevention of Milk Fever and Tetany (Dietary Management of Macrominerals in Preventing Disease).  Vet Clin Food Anim – (2014).

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cvfa.2014.07.007


Effects of prepartum dietary cation-anion difference and acidified coproducts on dry matter intake, serum calcium, and performance of dairy cows

D. J. Rezac, E. Block, D. Weber, M. J. Brouk and B. J. Bradford, 2014.  Effects of prepartum dietary cation-anion difference and acidified coproducts on dry matter intake, serum calcium, and performance of dairy cows.  J ANIM SCI 2014, 92:666-675.

https://www.animalsciencepublications.org/publications/jas/abstracts/92/2/666


Carryover effects of potassium supplementation on calcium homeostasis in dairy cows at parturition

Bhanugopan, M.S., W.J. Fulkerson, D.R. Fraser, M. Hyde, and D.M McNeill, 2010.  Carryover effects of potassium supplementation on calcium homeostasis in dairy cows at parturition.  J. Dairy Sci. 93:2119–2129.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(10)00202-X/fulltext


Effect of prepartum anionic supplementation on periparturient feed intake, health, and milk production

DeGroot, M. A., E. Block, and P. D. French, 2010.  Effect of prepartum anionic supplementation on periparturient feed intake, health, and milk production.   J. Dairy Sci. 93:5268–5279.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(10)00569-2/fulltext


Duration of the effects of anionic salts on the acid-base status in cows fed different anionic salts only once daily

Gelfert, Carl-Christian, Antje Loptien, Nicole Montag, Rudolf Staufenbiel, 2008.  Duration of the effects of anionic salts on the acid-base status in cows fed different anionic salts only once daily.  Research in Veterinary Science 86 (2009) 529–532.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034528808002269


Liver Phosphorus content in Holstein-Friesian cows during the transition period

Grunberg, W., R. Staufenbiel, P.D. Constable, H.M. Dann, D.E. Morin, and J.K. Drackley, 2009.  Liver Phosphorus content in Holstein-Friesian cows during the transition period. J. Dairy Sci. 92:2106-2117.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70525-9/abstract


Associations of subclinical hypocalcemia at calving with milk yield, and feeding, drinking, and standing behaviors around parturition in Holstein cows

Jawor, P.E., J.M. Huzzey, S.J. LeBlanc, and M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, 2012.   Associations of subclinical hypocalcemia at calving with milk yield, and feeding, drinking, and standing behaviors around parturition in Holstein cows.  J. Dairy Sci. 95:1240–1248.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(12)00082-3/fulltext


Evaluation of peripartal calcium status, energetic profile, and neutrophil function in dairy cows at low or high risk of developing uterine disease

N. Martinez, C. A. Risco, F. S. Lima, R. S. Bisinotto, L. F. Greco, E. S. Ribeiro, F. Maunsell, K. Galvão, and J. E. P. Santos, 2012. Evaluation of peripartal calcium status, energetic profile, and neutrophil function in dairy cows at low or high risk of developing uterine disease. J. Dairy Sci. 95: 7158–7172.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(12)00715-1/abstract


Influence of calcium and phosphorus feeding on markers of bone metabolism in transition cows

Moreira, V.R., L.K. Zeringue, C.C. Williams, C. Leonardi, M.E. McCormick, 2009Influence of calcium and phosphorus feeding on markers of bone metabolism in transition cows.   J. Dairy Sci. 92:5189–5198.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70851-3/fulltext


Effect of oral calcium bolus supplementation on early-lactation health and milk yield in commercial dairy herds

Oetzel, G.R., and B.E. Millert, 2012.   Effect of oral calcium bolus supplementation on early-lactation health and milk yield in commercial dairy herds.  J. Dairy Sci. 95:7051–7065.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(12)00722-9/fulltext


Effects of anion supplementation to low-potassium prepartum diets on macromineral status and performance of periparturient dairy cows

J. M. Ramos-Nieves, B. J. Thering, M. R. Waldron, P. W. Jardon, and T. R. Overton, 2009. Effects of anion supplementation to low-potassium prepartum diets on macromineral status and performance of periparturient dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 5677–5691.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70899-9/fulltext


Prevalence of subclinical hypocalcemia in dairy herds

Reinhardt, A. Timothy, John D. Lippolis, Brian J. McCluskey, Jesse P. Goff, Ronald L. Horst, 2010. Prevalence of subclinical hypocalcemia in dairy herds.  The Veterinary Journal xxx (2010) xxx–xxx.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1090023310001085


Effect of different potassium levels in hay on acid–base status and mineral balance in periparturient dairy cows

Rerat, M., A. Philipp, H. D. Hess, and A. Liesegang, 2009.  Effect of different potassium levels in hay on acid–base status and mineral balance in periparturient dairy cows.   J. Dairy Sci. 92:6123–6133.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)71329-3/fulltext


Effects of anionic salts supplementation on blood pH and mineral status, energy metabolism, reproduction and production in transition dairy cows

Selfi, A. Hesam A., Mehrdad Mohri, Nima Farzaneh, Hadi Nemati, Shima Vahidi Nejhad, 2010.  Effects of anionic salts supplementation on blood pH and mineral status, energy metabolism, reproduction and production in transition dairy cows.  Research in Veterinary Science 89 (2010) 72–77.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034528810000196


Effects of anionic salts in a pre-partum dairy ration on calcium metabolism

van Dijk, C J, and D C Lourens, 2001.  Effects of anionic salts in a pre-partum dairy ration on calcium metabolism.  Journal of the South African Veterinary Association (2001) 72(2): 76–80 (En.).

http://www.research.up.ac.za/2001/UP_Research_Report/Faculties/Veterinary/VETE/Output/articles.htm


Influence of the combination of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and a diet negative in cation-anion difference on peripartal calcium homeostasis of dairy cows

Wilkens, M. R., I. Oberheide, B. Schröder , E. Azem, W. Steinberg, and G. Breves, 2012.  Influence of the combination of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and a diet negative in cation-anion difference on peripartal calcium homeostasis of dairy cows.  J. Dairy Sci. 95:151–164.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(11)00686-2/fulltext