Postpartum ketoprofen treatment does not alter stress biomarkers in cows and calves experiencing assisted and unassisted parturition: a randomised controlled trial.

@article{Gladden2018PostpartumKT,
  title={Postpartum ketoprofen treatment does not alter stress biomarkers in cows and calves experiencing assisted and unassisted parturition: a randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Nicola Gladden and Dorothy E.F. McKeegan and Lorenzo Viora and Kathryn A. Gibb Ellis},
  journal={The Veterinary record},
  year={2018}
}
Dystocia is considered painful and stressful for both the dam and the calf, although systematic evidence of this is limited. Few studies have investigated biochemical markers of stress and pain postpartum and whether any adverse effects are ameliorated by administration of analgesia. In this study, cow-calf pairs experiencing both mild to moderate farmer… CONTINUE READING