Involution of the uterus of dairy cattle

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dc.contributor.author Call, Edward P.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-20T19:24:17Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-20T19:24:17Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14706
dc.description The 1989 Annual KSU Dairy Day is known as Dairy Day, 1989 en_US
dc.description.abstract The rate of involution of the bovine uterus is remarkable. By 20 days after calving, tissue sloughing and hemorrhaging have ceased, and the size of the uterus has been reduced by more than 80%. By 40 days, the uterus has completely involuted except for isolated pockets of leukocytes. Any reproductive or metabolic disorders around calving will delay involution. A preventive herd health program (PHHP) including a reproductive examination of cows within a month after calving will pay dividends in improved reproductive performance. With a sound PHHP, servicing cows on the first heat after 42 days fresh is recommended. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1989 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 90-140-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 580 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Uterine involution en_US
dc.subject Preventive herd health program (PHHP) en_US
dc.title Involution of the uterus of dairy cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1989 en_US
dc.citation.epage 71
dc.citation.spage 69

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