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Effects of diet, feeding and daily variation on acid–base balance in horses

Published: 2004-12-21

Brief content of the abstract
This paper reviews the acute and chronic effects of feeding, diet composition and daily variation on equine acid–base status. The dietary cation–anion difference (DCAD) has a marked effect on blood acid–base balance in both the short term and long term.

Reference
Lindinger, M.I., Waller, A., Armstrong, S., Smithurst, K.J. 2004. Effects of diet, feeding and daily variation on acid–base balance in horses. Equine and Comparative Exercise Physiology 1(3): 153-165 (abstract).

Website and publisher
http://www.cabi-publishing.org/Journals.asp?subjectArea=&PID=64