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Article published the December 22, 2022:

Dystocia can be the cause of death of 40% of calves

Approximately 40 percent of calves that require partial assistance at birth die immediately or later (those that survive are more likely to develop respiratory and digestive problems later in life). Dystocia is...
Author/s :
Dr. Goudarzi
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Article published the December 19, 2022:

Microbial interventions to improve gut health in neonatal calves

Author/s :
Ranga Nakandalage
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Article published the December 12, 2022:

Don’t Let Winter Trap your Calves with Pneumonia

Pneumonia of calves is a respiratory disease caused by the entry of bacteria and respiratory viruses into the body of calves, which occurs at the age of two to five months, and is more common in closed places a...
Author/s :
Dr. Goudarzi
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Article published the December 6, 2022:

The analgesic effect of preventive administration of meloxicam in calves submitted to hot-iron dehorning

INTRODUCTIONDespite the growing concern for animal welfare, pain control in farm animals is still neglected (CANOZZI et al., 2020; HEWSON et al., 2007; HUXLEY & WHAY, 2006; LORENA et al., 2013). Until recen...
Author/s :
Guilherme TrevisanJackson Barros Do AmaralStelio Pacca Loureiro Luna
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Article published the July 26, 2022:

Gut microbiome leads to immune response development in neonatal Holstein calves

Author/s :
David J Hurley
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Article published the April 8, 2022:

How the Maternal Microbiota Affects Milk Quality and Progeny Health and Production: Can we Modulate it by Nutrition?

Author/s :
Rodrigo Carvalho Bicalho
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Article published the April 21, 2021:

Mortality rate in dairy calves in Chile and the association with waste milk feeding, a pilot study

INTRODUCTIONRaising healthy calves is the foundation for a sustainable and profitable dairy herd. Dam nutrition during the last trimester, calving supervision/assistance, maternity facilities hygiene, umbilical...
Author/s :
Juan Manuel Sanhueza
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Article published the September 14, 2020:

Stress in the early days of calves: how to overcome this challenge?

The first week of the life of calves, which belongs to the calving phase, is the most critical period, as 50% of the first-year mortality rate occurs during this period, where various stressors strongly influen...
Author/s :
Liliana Longo BorgesMelina Aparecida Bonato
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Article published the December 16, 2016:

Maternal consumption of organic trace minerals alters calf systemic and neutrophil mRNA and microRNA indicators of inflammation and oxidative stress

INTRODUCTIONTrace mineral elements such as Cu, Cr, and Zn have important roles in the health and immunity of peripartal dairy cows (Spears and Weiss, 2008). Minerals have been commonly supplemented to cattle in...
Author/s :
Carolina JacometoErminio TrevisiJohan OsorioJuan Loor
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Article published the February 3, 2016:

Inflammation, energy, and milk production

Dairy producers along with their herd nutritionists and veterinarians are keenly aware that there is a cost to a cow’s performance when she is under stress. The dairy cow is especially at risk for health ...
Author/s :
Kevin T. Leahy
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