Pharmacokinetics and effect of intravenous meloxicam in weaned Holstein calves following scoop dehorning without local anesthesia

@inproceedings{Coetzee2012PharmacokineticsAE,
  title={Pharmacokinetics and effect of intravenous meloxicam in weaned Holstein calves following scoop dehorning without local anesthesia},
  author={Johann Hans Coetzee and Ruby A. Mosher and Butch Kukanich and Ronette Gehring and B. Robert and James Brandon Reinbold and Brad J. White},
  booktitle={BMC veterinary research},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Dehorning is a common practice involving calves on dairy operations in the United States. However, less than 20% of producers report using analgesics or anesthetics during dehorning. Administration of a systemic analgesic drug at the time of dehorning may be attractive to dairy producers since cornual nerve blocks require 10 - 15 min to take effect and only provide pain relief for a few hours. The primary objectives of this trial were to (1) describe the compartmental… CONTINUE READING
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