Methods for and Implementation of Pregnancy Diagnosis in Dairy Cows.

@article{Fricke2016MethodsFA,
  title={Methods for and Implementation of Pregnancy Diagnosis in Dairy Cows.},
  author={Paul M. Fricke and Alessandro Ricci and Julio O. Giordano and Paulo Roberto de Carvalho},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={165-80}
}
The first part of this article defines the attributes of the ideal pregnancy test and describes the direct and indirect methods for pregnancy diagnosis in dairy cows that are currently available that have the potential to replace transrectal palpation. Second, this new technology must be practically integrated into a systematic on-farm reproductive management strategy and empirically demonstrated to exceed the status quo of the industry in reproductive performance. Finally a future direction… CONTINUE READING