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Dairy heifers represent the future of a dairy herd, and are expected to freshen with a healthy and well-developed udder, capable of producing an optimal amount of high quality milk. A high proportion of heifers have infected mammary quarters at calving, with coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS)...

Piepers, S.; Vliegher, S. de; Kruif, A. de; Opsomer, G.; Barkema, H. W.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Veterinary Microbiology, 2009, 134, 1/2, pp 113-120