Non-random distribution of udder infections among cows. Evaluation of some contributing factors.

@article{Rainard1984NonrandomDO,
  title={Non-random distribution of udder infections among cows. Evaluation of some contributing factors.},
  author={Pascal Rainard and Bernard Poutrel},
  journal={Annales de recherches veterinaires. Annals of veterinary research},
  year={1984},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={119-27}
}
Bovine udder infections were recorded in three herds throughout a lactation period with bacteriological examinations at 3 week intervals. For analysis, each cow was taken into account at the time when the greatest number of its quarters were infected. Distributions of cows having 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 infected quarters, either by major or minor pathogens, differed significantly (P less than 0.01) from the random binomial distribution: the number of cows with 3 or 4 infected quarters was much higher… CONTINUE READING

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