Defining and diagnosing postpartum clinical endometritis and its impact on reproductive performance in dairy cows.

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The objectives of this study were to validate diagnostic criteria for clinical endometritis in postpartum dairy cows and to measure the impact of endometritis on reproductive performance. Data were collected from 1865 cows in 27 herds, including history of dystocia, twins, retained placenta, or metritis. All cows were examined once between 20 and 33 d in… (More)

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@article{Leblanc2002DefiningAD, title={Defining and diagnosing postpartum clinical endometritis and its impact on reproductive performance in dairy cows.}, author={Stephen J. Leblanc and Todd F. Duffield and K. E. Leslie and Ken G. Bateman and G P Keefe and John S Walton and W. H. Johnson}, journal={Journal of dairy science}, year={2002}, volume={85 9}, pages={2223-36} }