Postpartum uterine diseases in dairy cows: a review with emphasis on subclinical endometritis

Published on: 04/18/2018
Author/s : O. B. Pascottini, G. Opsomer. / Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke 9820, Belgium.

INTRODUCTION Postpartum uterine disease is the leading cause of reproductive inefficiency in dairy cattle (Barlund et al., 2008). Dairy cattle farmed in intensive systems, commonly acquire microbial contamination of the uterus during parturition (Sheldon et al., 2008). Almost all dairy cows (80 to 100%) experience bacterial intrauterine contamination immediately after calving (Herath et al., 2006...

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April 18, 2018
Many thanks to the author. Very useful article
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Arvind Arvind
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April 20, 2018

I am full of gratitude to the author for sharing.

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