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The failure of a cow to transition appropriately will have negative consequences for her health, welfare and profitability both in the short and long term. Transition failure can be associated to three underlying gateway conditions - negative energy balance (NEB), immune suppression (IS) and...

Author(s)
Linney, A. L.; Cook, J. G.
Publisher
British Cattle Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Cattle Practice, 2017, 25, 3, pp 151-152
Abstract

This paper presents short knowledge on production diseases of dairy cows, which are caused by a level of production inconsistent with nutrient intake, provision of inadequate diet, unsuitable environment, inappropriate breeding policy or various combinations of these factors. They have a higher...

Author(s)
Kováč, G.; Vargová, M.; Pošivák, J.; Petrovič, V.; Vozár, T.
Publisher
Profi Press, s.r.o., Praha 2, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinářství, 2017, 67, 1, pp 34-42
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Precision livestock farming (PLF) can be defined as the management of livestock farming associated with continuous automated, real-time monitoring of animal health, welfare, and environmental impact on cows. The use of sensor technologies can be started in the beginning of cow's life with feeding...

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Cielava, L.; Jonkus, D.; Rivža, B.; Zeverte-Rivža, S.
Publisher
Latvijas Lauksaimniecības Universitāte, Jelgava, Latvia
Citation
Zinātniskā semināra rakstu krājums, Razbreve˜as svetki "Vecauce - 2017": Lauksaimniecības zinātne Latvijas simtgades gaidās, Vecauce, Latvia, 2 November 2017, 2017, pp 21-24
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Knight, C. H.
Publisher
DairyCare COST Action FA1308, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Health and Welfare of Dairy Animals. Proceedings of the First Dairycare Conference 2014, Copenhagen, August 22nd and 23rd 2014, 2014, pp 63 pp.
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The clinical aspects, diagnosis, and prevalence of subclinical ketosis in cattle are discussed, highlighting its effect on the overall health of the animal.

Author(s)
Raboisson, D.; Maigné, E.; Mounié, M.
Publisher
NÉVA Europarc, Créteil, France
Citation
Le Nouveau Praticien Vétérinaire Élevages et Santé, 2014, No.28, pp 28-33
Abstract

Increased incidence of several economically important diseases (i.e. mastitis, metritis, displaced abomasum and ketosis) causes significant animal welfare problems and production lo1sses in transition dairy cattle and decreases the availability of safe and nutritious food for a growing global...

Author(s)
Sordillo, L. M.; Mavangira, V.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Animal Production Science, 2014, 54, 9, pp 1204-1214
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A nationwide health recording system for dairy cattle was started in Canada in 2007. Eight diseases are recorded by producers on a voluntary basis, including mastitis, displaced abomasum, ketosis, milk fever, retained placenta, metritis, cystic ovaries and lameness. Mastitis is the most frequent...

Author(s)
Jamrozik, J.; Koeck, A.; Miglior, F.; Kistemaker, G. J.; Schenkel, F. S.; Kelton, D. F.; Doormaal, B. J. van
Publisher
Interbull Centre, Uppsala, Sweden
Citation
Interbull Bulletin, 2013, No.47, pp 43-51
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The majority of cows are now culled due to poor health and welfare. All cows should obtain adequate comfort, the design of stall and other management should be practiced to facilitate 14 hrs of lying time for each cows within a pen. Stall should be designed to allow cows to assume natural resting...

Author(s)
Rao, T. K. S.; Chauhan, I. S.; Fulsoundar, A. B.; Gamit, V. V.; Parveen, K.
Publisher
Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitya, Sri Lanka
Citation
Wayamba Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 6, pp 1070-1084
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Sophisticated statistical methods are used to predict the genetic merit of individuals. By utilizing millions of performance records from daughters, parents and other relatives, genetic and environmental effects are well separated to predict the genetic worth of each animal. Their application has...

Author(s)
Miglior, F.; Finocchiaro, R.; Malchiodi, F.; Fleming, A.; Brito, L.; Baes, C. F.; Jamrozik, J.; Martin, P.; Chesnais, J.; Schenkel, F. S.
Publisher
International Committee for Animal Recording (ICAR), Rome, Italy
Citation
ICAR Technical Series, 2017, No.21, pp 23-30
Abstract

This article discusses the different feeding management, feed formulations and feed rations needed by dairy cows during the different stages of its productive life focusing on the nutrient requirement before and after calving as well as during the different stages of lactation and during the dry...

Author(s)
Häusler, J.
Publisher
Lehr- und Forschungszentrum für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Irdning, Austria
Citation
Internationale Klauenpflegertagung, Klauenpflege und Klauenerkrankungen in Theorie und Praxis, Raumberg-Gumpenstein, Austria, 7-8 September 2012, 2012, pp 9-12

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