Cull Rates of Dairy Cattle with Antibodies to Bovine Leukemia Virus1

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Therelationshipof cullrateto agewasinvestigatedretrospec tively in dairy cows with and without antibodiesto bovineleu kemiavirus(BLV).Bankedserafromeightannualherdtests on one 200-cowherdwere testedfor presenceof BLV antibodies by agar-gelimmunodiffusionusing the M, 51,000glycoprotein antigenof BLV.Age-specificcull rateswerecomputedfor BLVantibody… (More)

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@inproceedings{Thurmond2006CullRO, title={Cull Rates of Dairy Cattle with Antibodies to Bovine Leukemia Virus1}, author={Mark C. Thurmond and Chris Maden and Randy L. Carter}, year={2006} }