Free Access
Volume 55, Number 543-544, 1975
Page(s) 171 - 181
Lait 55 (1975) 171-181
DOI: 10.1051/lait:1975543-54411

Nutrition et métabolisme cuprique de la vache

Jean-Luc ILARI

Docteur-ingénieur, Professeur de Génie alimentaire, E.N.I.T.I.A.A. " La Géraudière " - 44000 Nantes

(Reçu pour publication en octobre 1974.)

Abstract - In this review is presented the problem of copper in the feed of dairy cows. The author describes briefly feed sources and contamination risks, gives an evaluation of nutrional need and a view of metabolism of copper in the animal. Biological and biochemical importance is pointed out, also pathological and accidental variations. These nutritional facts encouraged the author to recommand a greatest copper intake of dairy cattle for a better productivity of the animals.