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:

Effects of utilizing rumen protected niacin on core body temperature as well as milk production and composition in lactating dairy cows during heat stress

R.B. Zimbelman, R.J. Collier, T.R. Bilby, 2013. Effects of utilizing rumen protected niacin on core body temperature as well as milk production and composition in lactating dairy cows during heat stress. Animal Feed Science and Technology 180: 26-33.

http://www.animalfeedscience.com/article/S0377-8401(13)00027-8/abstract


Effect of rumen-protected choline and methionine on physiological and metabolic disorders and reproductive indices of dairy cows

M. Ardalan, K. Rezayazdi and M. Dehghan-Banadaky, 2010. Effect of rumen-protected choline and methionine on physiological and metabolic disorders and reproductive indices of dairy cows. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 94: e259–e265.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0396.2009.00966.x/abstract


Vitamin E supplementation during the dry period in dairy cattle. Part I: Adverse effect on incidence of mastitis postpartum in a double-blind randomized field trial

R. J. Bouwstra, M. Nielen, J. A. Stegeman, P. Dobbelaar, J. R. Newbold, E. H. J. M. Jansen, and T. van Werven, 2010. Vitamin E supplementation during the dry period in dairy cattle. Part I: Adverse effect on incidence of mastitis postpartum in a double-blind randomized field trial. J. Dairy Sci. 93: 5684–5695.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(10)00618-1/fulltext


Vitamin E supplementation during the dry period in dairy cattle. Part II: Oxidative stress following vitamin E supplementation may increase clinical mastitis incidence postpartum

R. J. Bouwstra, M. Nielen, J. R. Newbold, E. H. J. M. Jansen, H. F. Jelinek, and T. van Werven, 2010. Vitamin E supplementation during the dry period in dairy cattle. Part II: Oxidative stress following vitamin E supplementation may increase clinical mastitis incidence postpartum. J. Dairy Sci. 93: 5696–5706.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(10)00619-3/fulltext


Effects of rumen-protected choline and dry propylene glycol on feed intake and blood parameters for Holstein dairy cows in early lactation

Y.-H. Chung, N. E. Brown, C. M. Martinez, T. W. Cassidy, and G. A. Varga, 2009. Effects of rumen-protected choline and dry propylene glycol on feed intake and blood parameters for Holstein dairy cows in early lactation. J. Dairy Sci. 92:2729–2736.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70590-9/fulltext


Ruminal and blood responses to propylene glycol during frequent feeding

Y.-H. Chung, C. M. Martinez, N. E. Brown, T. W. Cassidy, and G. A. Varga, 2009. Ruminal and blood responses to propylene glycol during frequent feeding. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 4555–4564.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70782-9/fulltext


Effects of supplementation with 2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio)-butanoic acid isopropyl ester on splanchnic amino acid metabolism and essential amino acid mobilization in postpartum transition Holstein cows

K. F. Dalbach, M. Larsen, B. M. L. Raun, and N. B. Kristensen, 2011. Effects of supplementation with 2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio)-butanoic acid isopropyl ester on splanchnic amino acid metabolism and essential amino acid mobilization in postpartum transition Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 94: 3913–3927.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(11)00396-1/fulltext


Failure to improve energy balance or dehydration by drenching transition cows with water and electrolytes at calving

J. M. D. Enemark, H. B. Schmidt, J. Jakobsen, C. Enevoldsen, 2009. Failure to improve energy balance or dehydration by drenching transition cows with water and electrolytes at calving. Vet Res Commun 33: 123–137.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18686006


Effect of Β-Carotene Supply During Close-up Dry Period on the Onset of First Postpartum Luteal Activity in Dairy Cows

C Kawashima, S Nagashima, K Sawada, FJ Schweigert, A Miyamoto and K Kida, 2010. Effect of Β-Carotene Supply During Close-up Dry Period on the Onset of First Postpartum Luteal Activity in Dairy Cows. Reprod Dom Anim 45: e282–e287.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0531.2009.01558.x/abstract


Relationship between plasma Β-carotene concentrations during the peripartum period and ovulation in the first follicular wave postpartum in dairy cows

C. Kawashima, K. Kida, F.J. Schweigert, A. Miyamotob, 2009. Relationship between plasma Β-carotene concentrations during the peripartum period and ovulation in the first follicular wave postpartum in dairy cows. Animal Reproduction Science 111: 105–111.

http://www.animalreproductionscience.com/article/S0378-4320(08)00062-6/abstract


Effects of encapsulated niacin on metabolism and production of periparturient dairy cows

S. D. Morey, L. K. Mamedova, D. E. Anderson, C. K. Armendariz, E. C. Titgemeyer, and B. J. Bradford, 2011. Effects of encapsulated niacin on metabolism and production of periparturient dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 94: 5090–5104.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(11)00530-3/fulltext


Effects of monensin on metabolic parameters, feeding behavior, and productivity of transition dairy cows

C. R. Mullins, L. K. Mamedova, M. J. Brouk, C. E. Moore, H. B. Green, K. L. Perfield, J. F. Smith, J. P. Harner, and B. J. Bradford, 2012. Effects of monensin on metabolic parameters, feeding behavior, and productivity of transition dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 95: 1323–1336.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(12)00089-6/fulltext


Effects of supplementing glycerol and soybean oil in drinking water on feed and water intake, energy balance, and production performance of periparturient dairy cows

V. R. Osborne, N. E. Odongo, J. P. Cant, K. C. Swanson, and B. W. McBride, 2009. Effects of supplementing glycerol and soybean oil in drinking water on feed and water intake, energy balance, and production performance of periparturient dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 698–707.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70376-5/fulltext


Chromium supplementation and substitution of barley grain with corn: effects on metabolite and hormonal responses in periparturient dairy cows

H. Sadri1, H. R. Rahmani2, M. Khorvash2, G. R. Ghorbani2 and R. M. Bruckmaier, 2011. Chromium supplementation and substitution of barley grain with corn: effects on metabolite and hormonal responses in periparturient dairy cows. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 96: 220-7.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0396.2011.01141.x/abstract


Chromium supplementation and substitution of barley grain with corn: Effects on performance and lactation in periparturient dairy cows

H. Sadri, G. R. Ghorbani, H. R. Rahmani, A. H. Samie, M. Khorvash, and R. M. Bruckmaier, 2009. Chromium supplementation and substitution of barley grain with corn: Effects on performance and lactation in periparturient dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 92: 5411–5418.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(09)70875-6/fulltext


Effect of dietary chromium supplementation on productive and reproductive performance of early lactating dairy cows under heat stress

M. A. Soltan, 2010. Effect of dietary chromium supplementation on productive and reproductive performance of early lactating dairy cows under heat stress. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 94: 264–272.

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0396.2008.00913.x/abstract


Dietary manipulations to improve embryonic survival in cattle

William Thatcher, José E.P. Santos, Charles R. Staples, 2011. Dietary manipulations to improve embryonic survival in cattle. Theriogenology 76: 1619–1631.

http://www.theriojournal.com/article/S0093-691X(11)00277-9/fulltext


Effect of rumen-protected niacin on lipid metabolism, oxidative stress, and performance of transition dairy cows

K. Yuan, R. D. Shaver, S. J. Bertics, M. Espineira, and R. R. Grummer, 2012. Effect of rumen-protected niacin on lipid metabolism, oxidative stress, and performance of transition dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 95: 2673–2679.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(12)00234-2/fulltext


Effect of rumen-protected choline on performance, blood metabolites, and hepatic triacylglycerols of periparturient dairy cattle

R. L. G. Zom, J. van Baal, R. M. A. Goselink, J. A. Bakker, M. J. de Veth, and A. M. van Vuuren, 2011. Effect of rumen-protected choline on performance, blood metabolites, and hepatic triacylglycerols of periparturient dairy cattle. J. Dairy Sci. 94: 4016–4027.

http://www.journalofdairyscience.org/article/S0022-0302(11)00405-X/fulltext