Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 87-88-S; Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 506; Dairy; Potassium; Gain; Feed consumption
Potassium chloride added to the prestarter and/or potassium bicarbonate added to the starter fed to early weaned calves helped maintain normal blood alkalinity and normal levels of blood gases, and resulted in a trend toward increased feed consumption. Potassium bicarbonate added to the starter tended to improve weight gains.; Dairy Day, 1986, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1986;
Jordan, K.J.; Morrill, J.L.; Reddy, P.G.; and Higgins, James J.
"Effect of buffers and supplemental potassium in diets of early-weaned calves,"
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