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- Alhussien, Mohanned Naif; Dang, Ajay Kumar
- Biological rhythm research 2018 v.49 no.2 pp. 187-199
- circadian rhythm; cortisol; cows; crossbreds; diurnal variation; environmental factors; lactation; macrophages; mastitis; milk; neutrophils; parity (reproduction); phagocytosis; rearing; somatic cell count; somatic cells; summer; therapeutics; winter
- ... Chances of mammary infections are comparatively higher in high producing cows during harsh environmental conditions and are usually characterised by changes occurring in various somatic cells secreted in the milk and their activities. The present study was conducted to record diurnal rhythmicity in milk somatic cell counts (SCC), neutrophil: macrophage (N: M) ratio, phagocytic activity (PA) of mil ...