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- Mõtus, Kerli; Reimus, Kaari; Orro, Toomas; Viltrop, Arvo; Emanuelson, Ulf
- Preventive veterinary medicine 2017 v.139 pp. 10-19
- farms, etc ; Hereford; accidents; animal age; animal health; animal performance; beef; beef cows; bulls; calves; calving; cohort studies; cow-calf operations; dairy breeds; data collection; death; digestive system diseases; euthanasia; farmers; heifers; herd size; models; mortality; risk factors; Estonia; Show all 25 Subjects
- ... High on-farm mortality is associated with lower financial return of production and poor animal health and welfare. Understanding the reasons for on-farm mortality and related risk factors allows focus on specific prevention measures. This retrospective cohort study used cattle registry data from the years 2013 and 2014, collected from cattle from all Estonian cow-calf beef herds. The dataset conta ...