Mastitis and the shape of the lactation curve in Norwegian dairy cows.

Abstract

An investigation of the shape of the lactation curve and the mastitis incidence was conducted to identify whether management interventions of the lactation curve constitute a potential for reducing incidence of mastitis at herd level. Lactation curves were estimated to describe the variation of daily milk yield during the 305-d lactation period in Norwegian… (More)
DOI: 10.1017/S0022029910000749

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