Factors associated with morbidity, mortality, and growth of dairy heifer calves up to 3 months of age.

@article{Windeyer2014FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with morbidity, mortality, and growth of dairy heifer calves up to 3 months of age.},
  author={M Claire Windeyer and Ken E. Leslie and Sandra M. Godden and D. C. Hodgins and Kerry D Lissemore and Stephen J LeBlanc},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 2},
  pages={231-40}
}
Calfhood disease is an important problem on many dairy operations that can have substantial effects on heifer survival and productivity, and has economic and welfare impacts. Neonatal calf diarrhea (NCD) and bovine respiratory disease (BRD) are the most common causes of morbidity and mortality in young dairy cattle. The objective of this observational study was to investigate factors associated with the risks of morbidity and mortality, and with growth, in commercial dairy heifers calves. A… CONTINUE READING
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