Quebec Farmers' Advocate Volume 2012Number 3March 15, 2012

Spotlight on Ketosis

Spotlight on Ketosis
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Ketosis can often bring about a significant increase in production costs. For every clinical case of ketosis, the costs are estimated at more than $350. This cost increase is mainly caused by drops in both production and fertility that are brought about by this disease. The losses could add up to thousands of dollars per year for your business. Fortunately, we can limit the risk of ketosis in your herd. It is definitely to your advantage to learn as much as possible about this devious illness: how to recognize it and how best to prevent it.

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