Subclinical ketosis has been proven to increase the incidence of other postpartum diseases (in the first two weeks p.p.) and thus causing significant economic consequences.

DiseaseIncreased risk (odds ratio)
Displaced abomasum2.6 – 6.9 36, 41
Metritis2.3 – 3.4 36, 41
Clinical ketosis4.9 41

Subclinical ketosis and clinical ketosis have obvius economic consequences 74

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