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- Paape, M.J.; Wiggans, G.R.; Bannerman, D.D.; Thomas, D.L.; Sanders, A.H.; Contreras, A.; Moroni, P.; Miller, R.H.
- Small ruminant research 2007 v.68 no.1-2 pp. 114
- parity (reproduction), etc ; milk analysis; milk quality; milk composition; somatic cell count; goat milk; milk; ewe milk; dairy cows; monitoring; etiology; lactation stage; breeds; geographical variation; mammary gland diseases; species differences; least squares; correlation; reference standards; European Union; United States; Europe; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... The milk somatic cell count (MSCC) forms the basis of abnormal milk control programs world wide for goats, cows and sheep. To better understand factors that contribute to elevations in MSCC, the effects of stage of lactation, parity, breed and state/area in the United States (US) on MSCC were examined. Least squares means were calculated on composite milk somatic cell scores from 26,607 goats, 5,9 ...