Effects of Morinda citrifolia on growth performance and health of high-risk calves

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dc.contributor.author Hibbard, L.R.
dc.contributor.author Godbee, R.G.
dc.contributor.author Epp, M.P.
dc.contributor.author Oleen, Brandon E.
dc.contributor.author Blasi, Dale A.
dc.contributor.author Olson, K. C.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-30T16:54:50Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-30T16:54:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-30
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8151
dc.description.abstract Bovine respiratory disease continues to be the most costly disease affecting productivity and profitability in the stocker segment. Long-acting injectable antimicrobials are presently used to reduce the incidence and severity of bovine respiratory disease. However, future use of antimicrobial treatment may be significantly curtailed in light of an increasing negative perception of antibiotic usage in food animals by consumers and governmental agencies. Consequently, preconditioning and enhanced nutrition programs that may include nutraceuticals could become more prevalent. MorindaMax (Morinda International, Provo, UT) is a natural product manufactured from the Morinda citrifolia fruit (i.e., Noni). Published literature suggests this plant extract has a broad range of immune-enhancing effects, including antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant, and anti-tumor effects. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 2010 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 10-170-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 1029 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Beef Cattle Research, 2010 is known as Cattlemen’s Day, 2010 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Growth en_US
dc.subject Performance en_US
dc.subject Bovine respiratory disease en_US
dc.title Effects of Morinda citrifolia on growth performance and health of high-risk calves en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 2010 en_US
dc.citation.epage 113 en_US
dc.citation.spage 111 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 2010, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 5, 2010 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid dblasi en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mepp en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid kcolson en_US

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