The PortaBHB® Milk Ketone Test
Product Number: C33325
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Quick, affordable, and accurate! This test kit is for detecting ketone bodies in cow milk. Ketosis occurs in dairy cattle when the demand for energy exceeds intake, resulting in a negative energy balance. It occurs frequently in the postpartum period, especially in high-producing cows. By detecting ketosis early, producers can take steps to avoid clinical health effects and loss of income. The PortaBHB® milk ketone test is a semi-quantitative dipstick for the detection of subclinical ketosis. Dip the test strip into a milk sample and compare to a color chart. The higher the concentration of BHB, the greater the color change. It’s that easy! Kit includes 100 test strips and instructions.