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- Bertocchi, L.; Vitali, A.; Lacetera, N.; Nardone, A.; Varisco, G.; Bernabucci, U.
- Animal 2014 v.8 no.4 pp. 667-674
- Holstein; bulk milk; dairy cows; dairy farming; financial economics; heat; milk; milk composition; models; plate count; relative humidity; retrospective studies; seasonal variation; somatic cell count; summer; temperature; weather stations; Italy
- ... A retrospective study on seasonal variations in the characteristics of cow’s milk and temperature–humidity index (THI) relationship was conducted on bulk milk data collected from 2003 to 2009. The THI relationship study was carried out on 508 613 bulk milk data items recorded in 3328 dairy farms form the Lombardy region, Italy. Temperature and relative humidity data from 40 weather stations were u ...