Dairy Cows: Reproduction, Nutritional Management and Diseases


Catherine T. Hernandez (Editor)

Series: Animal Science, Issues and Research, Global Agriculture: Developments, Issues, and Research
BISAC: TEC003020

In this book, the authors discuss the reproduction, nutritional management and diseases relating to dairy cows. Topics include strategies to improve the reproductive efficiency of dairy cattle; an illustrated classification system to define the causes of international bovine perinatal mortality; resetting the priorities for sustainable dairy farming under global change; and somatic cell count as a factor conditioning productivity of various breeds of cows and technological suitability of milk. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – A Novel, Illustrated Classification System to Define the Causes of Bovine Perinatal Mortality Internationally (pp. 1-52)
Authors / Editors: (John F. Mee, Animal and Bioscience Research Department, Teagasc, Moorepark Research Centre, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland)

Chapter 2 – Resetting Priorities for Sustainable Dairy Farming under Global Changing (pp. 53-90)
Authors / Editors: (I. Blanco-Penedo, J. Perea, J.O.L. Cerqueira, R. Payan-Carreira, Animal Welfare Subprogram, IRTA, Finca Camps i Armet, Monells, Girona, Spain, and others)

Chapter 3 – Somatic Cell Count as the Factor Conditioning Productivity of Various Breeds of Cows and Technological Suitability of Milk (pp. 91-126)
Authors / Editors: (Joanna Barłowska, Zygmunt Litwińczuk, Aneta Brodziak, Jolanta Król, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Faculty of Biology and Animal Breeding, Poland, and others)

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Chapter 4 – Strategies to Improve the Reproductive Efficiency of Dairy Cattle (pp. 127-148)
Authors / Editors: (L.S.R. Marinho, F.Z. Machado, M.M. Seneda, State University of Londrina (UEL), Laboratório de Reprodução Animal, DCV-CCA-UEL, Londrina PR, Brazil)


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