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Breastfeeding practices worldwide are not yet optimal, in both developing and developed countries, especially for exclusive breastfeeding under 6 months of age. Energy values are estimated based on a consumption rate 3 times the rate of consumption at maintenance. Multiple family members can log in and view meal history, make payments and manage their accounts. Call to schedule Your Consultation. Afghanistan What are the current states of indicators contributing to a comprehensive view of nutrition for health and development in Afghanistan? Signs include poor growth and skeletal deformities in newborn calves and reproductive abnormalities, including anestrus, in adult cows.

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Energy insufficiency and associated subclinical ketosis in early lactation are predisposing; vitamin E and selenium deficiency speculated to contribute. Numerous dietary factors, including abrupt changes in diet, especially those associated with increases in dietary nonfiber carbohydrates and dietary rumen fermentability; lush rapidly growing pasture and increased dietary protein or salt concentrations.

Both metabolic and nutritional causes; feeding should be to prevent ketosis and stimulate high dry-matter intakes; both pre- and postpartum diets are important in management. Atypical interstitial pneumonia associated with movement of cattle from poor pasture to lush pasture; associated with ruminal conversion of tryptophan to 3-methyl indole. Overfattening in late lactation or during the dry period accompanied by poor feed intake in late gestation and early lactation.

Hypomagnesemic tetany see Hypomagnesemic Tetany in Cattle and Sheep. Functional and absolute magnesium deficiency; risk increases with consumption of lush pasture grasses, especially with high potassium concentrations. Many nutritional deficiencies protein, mineral, vitamin eventually result in reduced feed intake. Blind staggers associated with chronic selenium intoxication; demyelinization associated with copper deficiency. Energy is the most clearly associated nutrient; insufficiencies of carotene or manganese may affect ovarian function.

Excessive lipid mobilization and insufficient gluconeogenesis; overfattening in late gestation and insufficient feed intake in early lactation are the primary nutritional influences.

Laminitis see Laminitis in Cattle. Chronic or acute laminitis and their sequelae are thought to result from diets with high concentrations of nonfiber carbohydrates. Milk fever parturient paresis, see Parturient Paresis in Cows.

Caused by failure of calcium homeostasis rather than dietary calcium deficiency; control by feeding low-calcium diets or acidifying diets prepartum. Common causes are not well determined; sodium deficiency, potentially phosphorus deficiency, low-fiber diets implicated.

Associated with either ruminal destruction of thiamine or with ruminal production of hydrogen sulfide associated with high-sulfur diets; more common in feedlot than dairy cattle. Deficiencies of selenium, vitamin A, or vitamin E, but adding these nutrients to adequate diets will not reduce incidence; metabolic problems associated with prepartum negative energy balance may also be predisposing.

Rickets and osteomalacia see Rickets. Usually associated with major errors or inconsistencies in feed delivery in which high starch intake occurs in cattle unaccustomed to such diets; associated with formation of lactic acid in the rumen with severe drops in rumen pH.

Rumen acidosis, chronic subclinical see Subacute Ruminal Acidosis. Problems such as dull, brittle hair coats, hypotrichia, easily depilated hair, hyperkeratosis, thin skin, and poor healing may be associated with nutritional problems; deficiencies of vitamin A and zinc, generalized protein-calorie malnutrition. Generalized immunosuppression, including both cellular and humoral immunity, may occur due to malnutrition; specific nutrient deficiencies include vitamin A, vitamin E, zinc, copper, and selenium; also generalized protein-calorie malnutrition.

Many toxicities associated with feedborne toxicants; including nitrates, cyanide, many mycotoxins, toxic plants. Urolithiasis see Urolithiasis in Large Animals. Signs of many nutritional deficiencies, as well as of chronic diseases such as internal parasitism; cobalt deficiency is a well-documented cause of ill thrift in cattle; protein-calorie malnutrition should always be evaluated. White muscle disease see Nutritional Myodegeneration.

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