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Induction of parturition in dairy heifers using prostaglandin F2alpha
  1. RW Plenderleith


Prostaglandin was used to induce parturition in three trials on two farms, involving 55 Friesian heifers. Calf viability, dystocia, percentage retained placenta, induction interval and colostrum absorbtion (in 18 cases) are discussed.

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