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Metritis is a disease of particular concern after calving because of its profound negative effects on the reproductive performance of dairy cows. Cows at risk for metritis have shorter feeding times in the days before calving but prepartum dry matter intake (DMI) and water intake may also be useful ...

Huzzey, J. M.; Veira, D. M.; Weary, D. M.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
American Dairy Science Association, Savoy, USA
Journal of Dairy Science, 2007, 90, 7, pp 3220-3233