Feeding low DCAD diets to pre-fresh cows is one method that can be used to help prevent milk fever at calving.

Tamilee Nennich, Purdue Extension dairy specialist, explains the role of DCAD (dietary cation-anion difference) in a Purdue Dairy Digest podcast.

To download episode #102 “DCAD prevents milk fever in dairy diets,” click here.

Source: Purdue Dairy Digest