Bovine tuberculosis and milk production in infected dairy herds in Ireland.

Abstract

This study describes the relationship between bovine tuberculosis (TB) and milk yield in TB-infected dairy herds in Ireland. The study had two objectives: to determine whether cows detected as TB reactors (and thus subject to immediate slaughter) were likely to be the higher milk-producing cows, and to determine whether subclinical TB infection was… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2009.09.021

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