Weight changes prepartum and presence of bulls postpartum interact to affect duration of postpartum anestrus in cows.

@article{Stumpf1992WeightCP,
  title={Weight changes prepartum and presence of bulls postpartum interact to affect duration of postpartum anestrus in cows.},
  author={Thomas Stumpf and Michael W. Wolfe and Patricia Wolfe and Michael L. Day and R J Kittok and James E Kinder},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1992},
  volume={70 10},
  pages={3133-7}
}
Our hypothesis was that cows with greater body condition at parturition would respond to the presence of bulls (biostimulation) by having shorter periods of postpartum anestrus than cows with a lesser body condition. Multiparous cows in good body condition at the initiation of the study were either maintained on a high dietary regimen or switched to a low dietary regimen during the 90 d preceding parturition. After parturition, half of the cows from each group were placed in pastures with… CONTINUE READING

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