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


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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