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- Vandermeulen, Joris; Bahr, Claudia; Johnston, Dayle; Earley, Bernadette; Tullo, Emanuela; Fontana, Ilaria; Guarino, Marcella; Exadaktylos, Vasileios; Berckmans, Daniel
- Computers and electronics in agriculture 2016 v.129 pp. 15-26
- calf housing, etc ; algorithms; antibiotics; bovine respiratory disease; cough; dairy calves; disease severity; early warning systems; financial economics; humans; monitoring; rearing; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) complex in calves impairs health and welfare and causes severe economic losses for the Stockperson. Early recognition of BRD should lead to earlier veterinary (antibiotic/anti-inflammatory) treatment interventions thereby reducing the severity of the disease and associated costs. Coughing is one of the clinical manifestations of BRD. It is believed that by automati ...
- Rodriguez-Rivera, Lorraine D.; Cummings, Kevin J.; Loneragan, Guy H.; Rankin, Shelley C.; Hanson, Devin L.; Leone, William M.; Edrington, Thomas S.
- Foodborne pathogens & disease 2016 v.13 no.4 pp. 205-211
- calf housing, etc ; Salmonella; anti-infective agents; antibiotic resistance; cows; dairy cattle; dairy farming; farms; feces; hospitals; multiple drug resistance; salmonellosis; serotypes; Texas; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Dairy cattle are a reservoir of several Salmonella serovars that are leading causes of human salmonellosis. The objectives of this study were to estimate the environmental prevalence of Salmonella on dairy farms in Texas and to characterize the antimicrobial susceptibility of the isolates. Eleven dairy farms throughout Texas were sampled from August through October 2013, using a cross-sectional ap ...
- Costa, J.H.C.; von Keyserlingk, M.A.G.; Weary, D.M.
- Journal of dairy science 2016 v.99 no.4 pp. 2453-2467
- calf housing, etc ; abnormal behavior; adverse effects; aggression; beef; cognition; dairy calves; dairy industry; feed intake; group housing; infancy; milk; public housing; rearing; risk; social environment; weight gain; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Standard practice in the dairy industry is to separate the calf and dam immediately after birth and raise calves in individual pens during the milk-feeding period. In nature and in extensive beef systems, the young calf lives in a complex social environment. Social isolation during infancy has been associated with negative effects, including abnormal behavior and developmental problems, in a range ...