MadSci Network: Agricultural Sciences

Subject: How is calcium produced in dairy milk?

Date: Mon Jan 5 16:09:13 2004
Posted by Philip Crosson
Grade level: grad (science) School: No school entered.
City: Larbert State/Province: No state entered. Country: Scotland
Area of science: Agricultural Sciences
ID: 1073340553.Ag

I'm guessing that calcium gets into milk produced by the cow consuming food 
that contains calcium.  If this is so, what would happen if the diet of the cow 
was very poor, ie no, or virtually no calcium? Would the cow produce the same 
amount of calcium levels in milk produced?

Re: How is calcium produced in dairy milk?

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