Energy exchange and productivity of cattle given sodium humate in their diets

Griban, V.G.

Sel' skokhozyaistvennaya Biologiya 1990(6): 106-112


Inclusion of sodium humate, a biologically active substance from peat, 10 mg/kg in diets for cattle, 1 to 2 months, 5 to 6 months and 1.5 years old, and in diets for lactating cows for 30 days had a positive effect on respiration and gaseous exchange, increased carotenes, total protein and alkaline reserves and activated tissue and humoral immunity mechanisms.