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Factors influencing the vitamin content of milk fat. 4. The source of milk fat vitamin A and carotene

Mcgillivray, W.A.

J. Dairy Res 24: 102-107


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For part 1 see Abst. 331, Vol. 22. 4. Two Jersey cows which had been fed normally on pasture were brought indoors and fed for 11 days on a carotene-free diet of linseed meal, crushed oats and bran with straw as roughage, and then returned to pasture. Samples of milk and blood were taken daily from 4 days before the cows were brought indoors until 6 days after they returned to pasture, and vitamin A ester and alcohol, carotene and xanthophyll were estimated.

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