Prevalence and risk factors for dystocia in dairy cattle: a review.

  • John Mee
  • Published 2008 in Veterinary journal


This review focuses on the case definition of dystocia, its current prevalence and recent temporal trends, the different types of dystocia and their associated risk factors in dairy cattle. The reported dystocia rates in dairy cattle internationally are generally <5%, apart from those in the United States, where they are higher. Given the skewed… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.tvjl.2007.12.032


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