The Development of a Long Acting Injectable Preparation for the Treatment and Prevention of Selenium Deficiency in Cattle

  • I. M. McPhee
  • G. D. Cawley

Abstract

Selenium deficiency in cattle is associated with a range of clinical conditions including white muscle disease, muscle weakness in neonatal calves, immuno-suppression, ill thrift, reduced weight gain, scour, infertility, abortion and retained placenta. This paper describes a long acting selenium therapy for the treatment and prevention of hyposeleosis.

Keywords

Petroleum Glutathione Selenium Selenate Barium 

References

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. M. McPhee
    • 1
  • G. D. Cawley
    • 1
  1. 1.Rycovet LimitedBrampton CumbriaEngland

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