Review of production responses from cows fed calcium salt of isobutyric and mixed 5-carbon volatile fatty acids

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2012-10-04

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Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station

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Recent developments in dairy cattle nutrition have resulted in the marketing of a calcium salt of isobutyric and mixed 5-carbon volatile fatty acids (IsoPlus®). The FDA approved product has been neutralized with calcium to form a dry salt of the acids, which are found naturally in the rumen. The following review of research results is intended as a guide for feeding IsoPlus®).

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Dairy, Calcium salt, Isobutyric, Volatile fatty acid, Nutrition

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