Sampling strategies for monitoring lameness in dairy cattle.


Evaluating the prevalence of lameness within herds of dairy cattle is important for management and certification purposes; however, sampling strategies that could reduce the time taken for an assessment would be valuable. The prevalence of lame and severely lame cows on 224 United Kingdom dairy farms was available for analysis. Presence of more than 1… (More)
DOI: 10.3168/jds.2009-2500


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