Contextual herd factors associated with cow culling risk in Québec dairy herds: A multilevel analysis.

Abstract

Several health disorders, such as milk fever, displaced abomasum, and mastitis, as well as impaired reproductive performance, are known risk factors for the removal of affected cows from a dairy herd. While cow-level risk factors are well documented in the literature, herd-level associations have been less frequently investigated. The objective of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2017.05.014

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