Use of postpartum vaginoscopic (visual vaginal) examination of dairy cows for the diagnosis of endometritis and the association of endrometritis with reduced reproductive performance.

@article{Runciman2008UseOP,
  title={Use of postpartum vaginoscopic (visual vaginal) examination of dairy cows for the diagnosis of endometritis and the association of endrometritis with reduced reproductive performance.},
  author={D J Runciman and G. A. Anderson and Jakob Malmo and G. Michael Davis},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={86 6},
  pages={205-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association between the findings from vaginoscopic examination of postpartum dairy cows with peripartum reproductive disease and their subsequent reproductive performance, and to determine the factors that might be associated with a positive vaginoscopic examination (VV). METHODS Cows (n=1325) from 17 seasonal calving dairy herds were enrolled if they had been calved at least 7 days and had at least one of the following conditions that placed them at risk of… CONTINUE READING