Dairy calf housing systems across Europe and risk for calf infectious diseases.

@article{Marc2010DairyCH,
  title={Dairy calf housing systems across Europe and risk for calf infectious diseases.},
  author={Clara Marc{\'e} and Rapha{\"e}l Guatt{\'e}o and Nathalie Bareille and Christine Fourichon},
  journal={Animal : an international journal of animal bioscience},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 9},
  pages={1588-96}
}
Enteric and respiratory diseases are the most frequent health disorders of calves. They are associated with mortality or lower growth rate and induce treatment costs. Enteric and respiratory pathogens can be transmitted via contacts between calves, which depend on calf housing systems and management. This study aimed at describing the main calf housing systems across Europe and at assessing the consequences of such housing facilities in terms of risk for calf infectious diseases. This was done… CONTINUE READING
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