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A pathologic and toxicologic evaluation of veal calves fed large amounts of zinc

A pathologic and toxicologic evaluation of veal calves fed large amounts of zinc

Veterinary Pathology 25(6): 484-491

26 male Holstein veal calves had been fed 706 micro g zinc/g of milk replacer for 28 days before the first death occurred. Calves died naturally (14, group A) or were killed (12, group B) after 23 days of feeding a lower concentration of zinc (150 micro g/g). Average amounts of zinc in liver (wet weight) were 345.72 micro g/g (group A) and 344.84 micro g/g (group B). Mean kidney zinc concentrations were 219.0 micro g/g (group A) and 252.38 micro g/g (group B).

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PMID: 3212892

DOI: 10.1177/030098588802500612

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