Investigation of stillbirths, perinatal mortality and weakness in beef calves with low-selenium whole blood concentrations.

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In this on-farm investigation, we report on stillbirths, weakness and perinatal mortality seen in calves on a commercial beef farm in the Roossenekal area, Mpumalanga province, South Africa. Post-mortem examination of these calves and histopathological examination of organ and tissue samples did not indicate an infectious aetiology. Affected calves had… (More)
DOI: 10.4102/jsava.v87i1.1336

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@article{Davis2016InvestigationOS, title={Investigation of stillbirths, perinatal mortality and weakness in beef calves with low-selenium whole blood concentrations.}, author={Anthony M. J. Davis and Jan G. Myburgh}, journal={Journal of the South African Veterinary Association}, year={2016}, volume={87 1}, pages={e1-6} }