Effect of timing of first clinical mastitis occurrence on lactational and reproductive performance of Holstein dairy cows.

@article{Santos2004EffectOT,
  title={Effect of timing of first clinical mastitis occurrence on lactational and reproductive performance of Holstein dairy cows.},
  author={Jonathan Santos and Ronaldo L. A. Cerri and Michael Alan Ballou and Gerald E. Higginbotham and John H. Kirk},
  journal={Animal reproduction science},
  year={2004},
  volume={80 1-2},
  pages={31-45}
}
Objectives of this study were to determine the influence of timing of first clinical mastitis case occurrence on lactational and reproductive performance in high producing lactating dairy cows during the first 320 days in milk (DIM). Holstein cows, 1001, from two commercial dairy farms in California were retrospectively divided into four treatment groups according to timing of first clinical mastitis case caused by environmental pathogens: control with no recorded clinical cases of mastitis (C… CONTINUE READING
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