Abstracto1.Plasma concentrations of Na, K, Cl, Ca and inorganic phosphate were estimated in Hereford cattle of 3 months to 12 yr of age kept under range conditions.2.Mean value and population distribution of Na did not change with age.3.Cl decreased after weaning and no age related changes were observed thereafter.4.Ca, K and inorganic phosphate decreased as the animals matured and remained relatively constant in the adult.5.Mean Ca-phosphate ratios increased with increasing age and the population distribution changed from a "Normal" relationship to a broad skewed pattern during the first 2 yr of life.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology|
|State||Published - 1976|
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