Prolonged service intervals in cattle.

  title={Prolonged service intervals in cattle.},
  author={Karen Moller and K R Lapwood and Rachel Marchant},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  volume={34 8},
A trial based on progesterone radioimmunoassay of milk samples is described. Samples from 2274 cows in 14 herds were collected on the day of insemination and 7, 23 and 30 days later, unless a return to service occurred before the designated sample date. Two additional samples were collected from cows which returned to service more than 35 days after the first service, one on the day of the return and another seven days later. All six samples from these cows were assayed for progesterone… CONTINUE READING