Periparturient disorders in dairy cows

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dc.contributor.author Stevenson, Jeffrey S.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-20T19:32:26Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-20T19:32:26Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14724
dc.description.abstract The economic climate in the dairy industry requires producers to operate efficiently to remain competitive. Attention to details and understanding of reproduction, metabolism, digestive functions, milk secretion, and all aspects of husbandry are essential. To be successful, producers must minimize reproductive failure because reproductive performance affects the quantity of milk produced per cow per day of herd life, the number of potential replacements needed to maintain a constant herd size, and the longevity of the cow in the herd. In practice, this translates into well-designed programs of herd health, milking, feeding, and reproductive management that minimize involuntary culling of. problem cows by maintaining healthy, profitable cows. The purpose of this review is to focus on the interrrelationships of various periparturient disorders in dairy cows and highlight their collective impact on reproductive performance, milk yield, and predisposition to other diseases. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 88-114-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station); 527 en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Periparturient en_US
dc.subject Reproductive en_US
dc.subject Milk en_US
dc.title Periparturient disorders in dairy cows en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1987 en_US
dc.citation.epage 18 en_US
dc.citation.spage 11 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jss en_US

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