Postpartum body condition score and results from the first test day milk as predictors of disease, fertility, yield, and culling in commercial dairy herds.

@article{Heuer1999PostpartumBC,
  title={Postpartum body condition score and results from the first test day milk as predictors of disease, fertility, yield, and culling in commercial dairy herds.},
  author={C Heuer and Ynte Hein Schukken and Paul Dobbelaar},
  journal={Journal of dairy science},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={
          295-304
        }
}
The study used field data from a regular herd health service to investigate the relationships between body condition scores or first test day milk data and disease incidence, milk yield, fertility, and culling. Path model analysis with adjustment for time at risk was applied to delineate the time sequence of events. Milk fever occurred more often in fat cows, and endometritis occurred between calving and 20 d of lactation more often in thin cows. Fat cows were less likely to conceive at first… CONTINUE READING
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