Milk yield and survival of Holstein-Friesian dairy cattle after laparoscopic correction of left-displaced abomasum

R. Jorritsma, B. Westerlaan, M.P.R. Bierma, K. Frankena

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Abstract

The milk yield and survival of 91 Holstein-Friesian dairy cows that had had a left-displaced abomasum (LDA) corrected laparoscopically were compared with those of 193 control cows matched for herd, parity and calving date. Ninety per cent of the LDA treatments were performed within four weeks after calving. The risk of being culled during the whole observational period of at least three years was 1-5 times greater for the LOA cows than for their matched herdmates (P
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)743-746
JournalVeterinary Record
Volume162
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Keywords

  • risk-factors
  • cows

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