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Prevalence of lameness in high-producing holstein cows housed in freestall barns in Minnesota.
A cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of clinical lameness in high-producing Holstein cows housed in 50 freestall barns in Minnesota during summer. Locomotion and bodyExpand
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Herd-level risk factors for lameness in high-producing holstein cows housed in freestall barns.
The objective of this study was to investigate the association of some herd-level factors with the prevalence of lameness in 53 high-production groups of Holstein cows housed on 50 commercial dairyExpand
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Effect of Johne's disease status on reproduction and culling in dairy cattle.
Among the costs attributed to Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in dairy cattle, the effects on reproduction and culling are the least documented. To estimate the cost of MAPExpand
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Severe life-threatening cholera associated with blood group O in Peru: implications for the Latin American epidemic.
A household survey in 1991, at the onset of the Latin American cholera epidemic, investigated high attack rates in Trujillo, Peru, and determined the association between blood group O and severeExpand
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Feeding management and characteristics of rations for high-producing dairy cows in freestall herds.
The objectives of this cross-sectional observational study were to 1) describe the feeding management and characteristics of rations for high-producing Holstein cows housed in freestall barns inExpand
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Outbreak-Related Disease Burden Associated with Consumption of Unpasteurized Cow’s Milk and Cheese, United States, 2009–2014
The growing popularity of unpasteurized milk in the United States raises public health concerns. We estimated outbreak-related illnesses and hospitalizations caused by the consumption of cow’s milkExpand
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Is an individual calving pen better than a group calving pen for preventing transmission of Mycobacterium avium subsp paratuberculosis in calves? Results from a field trial.
The objective of this study was to quantify the efficacy of using individual calving pens (ICP) from which manure was removed between successive calving compared with group calving pens (GCP) forExpand
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Reduction in incidence of Johne's disease associated with implementation of a disease control program in Minnesota demonstration herds.
This prospective longitudinal observational study was conducted to evaluate the effect of a standardized control program on the incidence of Johne's disease in 8 dairy herds in Minnesota. DependingExpand
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Modelling canine leishmaniasis spread to non-endemic areas of Europe
SUMMARY Expansion of sandflies and increasing pet travel have raised concerns about canine leishmaniasis (CanL) spread to new areas of Europe. This study aimed to estimate the probability of CanLExpand
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Evaluation of the sample needed to accurately estimate outcome-based measurements of dairy welfare on farm.
Dairy welfare assessment programs are becoming more common on US farms. Outcome-based measurements, such as locomotion, hock lesion, hygiene, and body condition scores (BCS), are included in theseExpand
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