Causes of perinatal mortality in farmed fallow deer (Dama dama).

@article{English1992CausesOP,
  title={Causes of perinatal mortality in farmed fallow deer (Dama dama).},
  author={Annette English and R C Mulley},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={69 8},
  pages={191-3}
}
The causes of perinatal mortality in farmed fallow deer in the Camden region of New South Wales were determined between 1982 and 1987. The results of 144 necropsies on fawns showed that ante-parturient and parturient deaths occurred in 33 (22.9%) of cases, with post-parturient deaths accounting for 99 (69.8%), and undiagnosed causes the remaining 12 (8.3%). The most common cause of post-parturient death (43.1%) was exposure/starvation of fawns that had birthweights lower than the average for… CONTINUE READING

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