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Influence of beef production system on vitamin B12 concentrations in plasma and muscle

Author:
Girard, C.L., Berthiaume, R., Faucitano, L., Lafrenière, C.
Source:
Canadian journal of animal science 2007 v.87 no.2 pp. 277-280
ISSN:
0008-3984
Subject:
beef cattle, vitamin B12, nutritional status, nutrient content, blood plasma, blood chemistry, cattle production, production technology, muscles, feed concentrates, feed rations, grass silage
Abstract:
Vitamin B12 concentrations in longissimus dorsi of steers were decreased by the addition of concentrate as compared with feeding with grass silage only, but this decrease was prevented by the use of growth promotants (Revalor and Rumensin; P = 0.06). Beef production systems can modify vitamin B12 concentrations in meat.
Agid:
709523