Concentration of lactoferrin and immunoglobulin G in cows’ milk in relation to health status of the udder, lactation and season

Journal title

Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences




No 4


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Biologiczne i Rolnicze


Polish Academy of Sciences Committee of Veterinary Sciences ; University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn




DOI: 10.1515/pjvs-2016-0093 ; ISSN 1505-1773


Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences; 2016; No 4


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