Herd-level risk factors associated with cow mortality in Swedish dairy herds.


An increase in on-farm mortality (euthanasia and death) in dairy herds has been reported in several countries in the last decade. This does not only imply possible problems with animal welfare, but it also causes economic losses to the farmer. The objective of this study was to evaluate time trends in on-farm dairy cow mortality in Sweden and identify… (More)
DOI: 10.3168/jds.2011-5085


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