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Antioxidants for better cow health

Oxidative stress occurs when the production of reactive oxygen metabolites (rom) exceeds the capacity of the antioxidant system of the cell. Proper supplementation of antioxidant nutrients can reduce the prevalence and severity of mastitis and help prevent flavour problems from developing in milk, says Bill Weiss.

Feed Mix, volume 14, no. 4

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