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Title: Seasonal pattern of mortality and relationships between mortality and temperature-humidity index in dairy cows
Authors: Vitali, Andrea
Segnalini, Maria
Bertocchi, Luigi
Bernabucci, Umberto
Nardone, Alessandro
Lacetera, Nicola
Keywords: Dairy cow
Vacca da latte
Mortality
Mortalità
Season
Stagione
Temperature-humidity index
Indice temperatura-umidità
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: American Dairy Science Association
Citation: Vitali, A. et al. 2009. Seasonal pattern of mortality and relationships between mortality and temperature-humidity index in dairy cows. "Journal of Dairy Science" 92 (8): 3781-3790
Abstract: The 2 studies described investigated seasonal variations of mortality and temperature-humidity index (THI)–mortality relationships in dairy cows. Mortality data were extracted from the Italian Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy databases, which contain records on cows older than 24 mo that died on a farm from all causes (98% of total records), were slaughtered in an emergency state, or were sent for normal slaughter but were sick in the preslaughter inspection (2% of total records). Both studie
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DOI: 10.3168/jds.2009-2127
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/1873
ISSN: 0022-0302
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