Dairy calf pneumonia. The disease and its impact.

T. R. Ames

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The author discusses the syndrome of respiratory, disease in dairy calves, reviewing the disease and the causative agents. Attention is given to the epidemiology of the disease with discussion of morbidity, mortality, proportionate mortality and risk factors associated with dairy calf pneumonia. The economic impact of dairy calf pneumonia is discussed in detail and management options for calf rearing are suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)379-391
Number of pages13
JournalThe Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice
Issue number3
StatePublished - Nov 1997


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