Article published the February 15, 2014
Currently, reproductive failure is the first reason for involuntary culling, which stresses the economic importance of improving fertility. Estrous synchronization programs have been researched extensively since the mid 1990’s (Pursley et al. 1995; Moreira et al., 2001; Dewey at al., 2010) with the main objective of improving artificial insemination (AI) submission rate, decrea ...
Article published the August 5, 2013
The period from three weeks before to three weeks after parturition in dairy cows, also known as the transition period, is characterized by significant changes in hormonal profile, feed intake, nutrient requirements, metabolism, and energy balance. These changes are known to dramatically affect immune function. Consequently, cows are at greaterrisk of health disorders and mortality d ...
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