Reduce inflammation after calving to boost milk output

Reduce inflammation after calving to boost milk output

KANSAS State University animal scientists have discovered that reducing the inflammation caused during the birth of a calf may be key to helping a dairy cow recover more quickly and go on to a more productive life.

Early findings in a study that began more than a year ago indicate that simple anti-inflammatory drugs -- similar to aspirin -- could help increase the cow's milk production by as much as 10% within a year compared to current trends for

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