Increased reproductive losses in cattle infected with bovine pestivirus around the time of insemination.

@article{Mcgowan1993IncreasedRL,
  title={Increased reproductive losses in cattle infected with bovine pestivirus around the time of insemination.},
  author={M R Mcgowan and Peter D. Kirkland and S G Richards and I. R. Littlejohns},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={1993},
  volume={133 2},
  pages={39-43}
}
Unmated heifers seronegative to bovine pestivirus were used to investigate the effects on conception and embryo-fetal survival of pestivirus infection around the time of artificial insemination. The reproductive performances of three groups were compared; the control group did not become infected during pregnancy, group 1 heifers were infected by contact with a persistently infected cow and calf four days after insemination and group 2 heifers were infected intranasally nine days before… CONTINUE READING