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In a dairy farm in Lower Saxony, a male black and white German Holstein calf showed two partially fused heads, scoliosis of the thoracal vertebral column and a high-graded dyspnoea. The animal was sired by a bull used in artificial insemination. Further affected calves were not known at this farm....

Buck, B. C.; Zoeller, M.; Baumgärtner, W.; Distl, O.
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG , Hannover, Germany
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2009, 122, 3/4, pp 116-120

FOR economic and genetical reasons the application of artificial insemination to goat breeding would be particularly advantageous. The number of bucks could be reduced and numerous separate service stations replaced by a central insemination centre, thus saving time, food, and labour. 20-25% of all ...

Rosenberger, G.
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1944, 52/50, pp 121-127