The relationship between herd level disease incidence and a return over feed index in Ontario dairy herds.

@article{McLaren2006TheRB,
  title={The relationship between herd level disease incidence and a return over feed index in Ontario dairy herds.},
  author={Chris J McLaren and Kerry D Lissemore and Todd F. Duffield and Ken E. Leslie and David F. Kelton and Bill Grexton},
  journal={The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne},
  year={2006},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={767-73}
}
The objective of the current research was to examine the association of herd level disease incidence with the return over feed (ROF) (milk income minus feed cost) herd profit index offered through Canwest Dairy Herd Improvement. The lactational incidence risks (LIR) for displaced abomasum, retained placenta, clinical mastitis, milk fever, clinical ketosis, and lameness submitted by producers (n = 48) were similar to previous reports. However, there was no negative association of clinical… CONTINUE READING