Risk factors for prebreeding pyometra on four Colorado dairy farms

  • Huffman E
  • Mortimer R
  • Olson J
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Risk factors associated with pyometra were studied in 4 confinement managed dry-lot dairies in Colorado. The incidence of pyometra for the 3-year study was 7.0%. The first risk factor to enter the step-wise logistic regression model was "lactation number". Cows in their first lactation were at lesser risk of developing pyometra (P

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  • E. M. Huffman

  • R. Mortimer

  • J. D. Olson

  • L. Ball

  • P. W. Farin

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