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Volume 2014, Article ID 165841, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/165841
Research Article

Comparing the Effect of Oral Supplementation of Vitamin E, Injective Vitamin E and Selenium or Both during Late Pregnancy on Production and Reproductive Performance and Immune Function of Dairy Cows and Calves

1Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
2Department of Veterinary Preclinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
3Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia

Received 28 February 2014; Revised 13 May 2014; Accepted 20 May 2014; Published 18 June 2014

Academic Editor: Joaquin Sanchez

Copyright © 2014 Farokh Kafilzadeh et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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