Causes of death in calves with experimentally induced bovine neonatal pancytopenia (BNP).


The objective of this study was to identify the different causes of death in calves affected with bovine neonatal pancytopenia (BNP). A total of 51 precolostral calves were fed with colostrum from cows which had lost at least one calf after parturition due to BNP in previous lactations. Clinical BNP could be induced in 71% (36/51) and subclinical BNP in 20… (More)