Novavet Ketone Xpress Meter (mmd/l)

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Description

The transition of dairy cows through calving and commencement of lactation is a critical time and is a strong determinant of the health and performance of the cow through the full lactation period. All transition cows are at risk of clinical ketosis, characterised by partial anorexia, poor appetite and signs of nervous dysfunction including abnormal licking, poor coordination, and abnormal gait and bellowing. Clinical ketosis causes economic loss to the dairy farmer due to:
  • Decreased milk production, poor milk quality
  • Mastitis, risk of displaced abomasum
  • Metritis, impaired fertility
  • Increased herd removals and treatment costs
Early Detection of Subclinical Ketosis can prevent economic loss. Subclinical ketosis is defined as abnormal concentrations of circulating ketones (primarily betahydroxybutyrate) in the absence of clinical signs of ketosis. Early detection of ketosis in its subclinical stage enables introduction of feeding strategies to prevent clinical ketosis, cow malaise and economic loss to the dairy producer.
  • Measures blood beta-hydroxybutrate (BHBA), the gold standard for detecting subclinical ketosis
  • Ready-to-use, disposable biosensor
  • No calibration required
  • Simple test procedure in the field
  • Accurate, quantitive blood ketone results in 10 seconds
  • Small sample volume
  • Stores 400 results
  Y2587/S Novavet Ketone test strips. (25’s)

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