Association between 4-day vaginal temperature assessment during the dry period and performance in the subsequent lactation of dairy cows during the warm season.

@article{Scanavez2017AssociationB4,
  title={Association between 4-day vaginal temperature assessment during the dry period and performance in the subsequent lactation of dairy cows during the warm season.},
  author={Alexandre L A Scanavez and Breno de Oliveira Fragomeni and La Rocha and Benjamin E. Voelz and Lindsey E Hulbert and Lu{\'i}s G D Mendonça},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2017},
  volume={95 12},
  pages={
          5208-5217
        }
}
The objective of the study was to investigate the relationships between vaginal temperature during the dry-period and health, milk production, and reproduction in the subsequent lactation of cows during the warm season. A total of 105 nonlactating Holstein cows from 2 dairies were enrolled in the study during summer. At enrollment, cows were between 250 and… CONTINUE READING