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The periparturient period, typically defined as the period immediately before and after calving, is a challenging time for dairy cattle that must cope with physiological, metabolic and endocrine changes, as well as a variety of environmental and management-related stressors. These challenges likely ...

Sepúlveda-Varas, P.; Huzzey, J. M.; Weary, D. M.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Animal Production Science, 2013, 53, 9, pp 988-999