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Several health disorders, such as milk fever, displaced abomasum, and mastitis, as well as impaired reproductive performance, are known risk factors for the removal of affected cows from a dairy herd. While cow-level risk factors are well documented in the literature, herd-level associations have...

Author(s)
Haine, D.; Delgado, H.; Cue, R.; Sewalem, A.; Wade, K.; Lacroix, R.; Lefebvre, D.; Arsenault, J.; Bouchard, É.; Dubuc, J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 144, pp 7-12
Abstract

Two data files consisting of 3278 (one herd) and 4393 lactations (three herds) were used to characterize milk production of high-yielding Holstein cows milked three times per day and experiencing extended lactations (up to 1399 days) in a hot environment. Additional objectives were to identify risk ...

Author(s)
Mellado, M.; Flores, J. M.; Santiago, A. de; Veliz, F. G.; Macías-Cruz, U.; Avendaño-Reyes, L.; García, J. E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Livestock Science, 2016, 189, pp 50-55
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A survey involving 120 small-scale dairy farmers was carried out to assess risk factors associated with brucellosis in cattle from selected sectors of Nyagatare District, Rwanda. A sample of cattle from nine selected sectors of Nyagatare was tested for brucellosis using the Rose Bengal Test. Of the ...

Author(s)
Ndazigaruye, G.; Mushonga, B.; Kandiwa, E.; Samkange, A.; Segwagwe, B. E.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2018, 89, pp a1625
Abstract

Research on the assessment and management of pain in cows following difficult or assisted calving is still limited, especially on the effects of analgesics intended to mitigate this pain. The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of flunixin meglumine on the health and production of...

Author(s)
Newby, N. C.; Leslie, K. E.; Dingwell, H. D. P.; Kelton, D. F.; Weary, D. M.; Neuder, L.; Millman, S. T.; Duffield, T. F.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2017, 100, 1, pp 582-587
Abstract

The aim of this cross-sectional study was to describe the incidence risk of dystocia, retained placenta (RP), pathological recumbence (down cow), the prevalence of metritis and subclinical ketosis (SCK), and the risk factors for SCK, metritis, and RP in grazing dairy herds in Southern Brazil....

Author(s)
Daros, R. R.; Hötzel, M. J.; Bran, J. A.; LeBlanc, S. J.; Keyserlingk, M. A. G. von
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2017, 145, pp 16-22
Abstract

Questionnaire survey and regular clinical follow up were conducted to estimate the major reproductive health disorders of dairy cows in ILCA and Almaz dairy farms in Ada'a district, Debre Zeit town, south east of Addis Ababa from November 2013 to April 2014. From 245 cows which were under...

Author(s)
Getachew Esheti; Nibret Moges
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Global Veterinaria, 2014, 13, 4, pp 444-449
Abstract

The association between negative energy balance and health has led to the testing of blood analytes such as nonesterified fatty acids (NEFA) to identify opportunities for improving the management of transition dairy cows. The objective of this study was to evaluate whether prepartum analytes...

Author(s)
Huzzey, J. M.; Nydam, D. V.; Grant, R. J.; Overton, T. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Dairy Science, 2011, 94, 12, pp 5878-5889
Abstract

Placental growth can be achieved by either cellular proliferation or hypertrophy. Tissue regeneration and the nutrition of the fetus via embryotrophe require high rates of cellular turnover and the so-called pre-term 'maturation' of the placenta is correlated with a reduction of maternal crypt...

Author(s)
Boos, A.; Janssen, V.; Mülling, C.
Publisher
Journals of Reproduction and Fertility Ltd, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Reproduction (Cambridge), 2003, 126, 4, pp 469-480
AbstractFull Text

A recumbency syndrome around calving in cattle was reported in Dar es Salaam during the dry season and was thought to be associated with milk fever a disease common in high producing mature dairy cattle and is related to age, dry cow nutrition and general management. This study was conducted to...

Author(s)
Mellau, L. S. B.; Sarimbo, A. P.; Kimera, S. I.; Phiri, E. C. J.
Publisher
Tanzania Veterinary Association, Morogoro, Tanzania
Citation
Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2009, 26, 2, pp 51-61
Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the individual and environmental factors associated to twin birth (TB) in cows from specialized dairy farms in Costa Rica. A descriptive and case-control study was conducted of lactations recorded in the VAMPP Bovino information system between 1994 and 2009....

Author(s)
Murillo-Barrantes, J.; Estrada-König, S.; Rojas-Campos, J.; Bolaños-Segura, M.; Valverde-Altamirano, E.; Romero-Zúñiga, J. J.
Publisher
Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Heredia, Costa Rica
Citation
Revista de Ciencias Veterinarias, 2010, 28, 1, pp 7-21

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