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on May 26, 2017
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How nutrition influences dairy cow health, immunity

Balanced nutrition greatly affects immune function, performance in transition cows

The immune system is a biological defense system comprised of different structures, cell types and processes that act to protect the host animal from pathogens. Pathogens include micro-organisms, viruses and parasites. As such, the immune cells must be able to differentiate between healthy host tissues and cells and those of…

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