Comparison of four electronic cowside tests for diagnosing hyperketonemia in dairy cows

Authors

  • K. D. Bach Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
  • W. Heuwieser Clinic for Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universität Berlin, 14163 Berlin, Germany
  • J. A. A. McArt Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21423/aabppro20163446

Keywords:

ketone meter, tests, hyperketonemia, transition, dairy cattle

Abstract

The objective of this study was to evaluate 4 cowside ketone meters for use in on-farm β-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) monitoring of hyperketonemia (HYK) in transition dairy cows.

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Published

2016-09-15

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