An epidemiological study of selected calf pathogens on Holstein dairy farms in southwestern Ontario.

@article{WaltnerToews1986AnES,
  title={An epidemiological study of selected calf pathogens on Holstein dairy farms in southwestern Ontario.},
  author={David Waltner-Toews and S Wayne Martin and Allen Meek},
  journal={Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire},
  year={1986},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={307-13}
}
Fecal samples from calves on 78 randomly selected Holstein dairy farms in southwestern Ontario were screened for Salmonella, Campylobacter jejuni/coli, enteropathogenic Escherichia coli, rotavirus and coronavirus. Based on the observed prevalence, 22% of farms had calves infected with Salmonella, 13% with Campylobacter jejuni/coli, 41% with enteropathogenic E. coli, 19% with rotavirus and 5% with coronavirus. These estimates can be modified, using a method developed by Mullen and Prost (1983… CONTINUE READING

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