Dynamics of culling risk with disposal codes reported by Dairy Herd Improvement dairy herds.

@article{Pinedo2010DynamicsOC,
  title={Dynamics of culling risk with disposal codes reported by Dairy Herd Improvement dairy herds.},
  author={Pablo J. Pinedo and Albert De Vries and Daniel W Webb},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={2010},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={2250-61}
}
The objective was to describe the dynamics of culling risk with disposal codes for Holstein dairy cows reported by herds enrolled in the Dairy Herd Improvement program. Dairy producers could report 1 of 9 possible disposal codes or forego reporting a code. After edits, 3,629,002 lactation records were available for cows calving between 2001 and 2006 in 2,054 herds located in 38 states primarily east of the Mississippi river. The distribution of culled cows by disposal code was estimated by… CONTINUE READING