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Animal Science

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A look into the most significant nutritional issue that plagues cattle producers; from the feedlot to the dairy. Producers have to contend with this detrimental nutritional disease on a daily basis anywhere ruminants are fed large amounts of cereal grains; this presentation will look into types of Lactic Acidosis, how it is caused, why acidosis has become more prevalent in past years, effects on production, and treatment and prevention.

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Acidosis and the Cattle Producer

A look into the most significant nutritional issue that plagues cattle producers; from the feedlot to the dairy. Producers have to contend with this detrimental nutritional disease on a daily basis anywhere ruminants are fed large amounts of cereal grains; this presentation will look into types of Lactic Acidosis, how it is caused, why acidosis has become more prevalent in past years, effects on production, and treatment and prevention.