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Induction of parturition in cattle using dexamethasone and cloprostenol: economic performance and disease incidence after treatment
  1. RD Murray,
  2. WT Nutter,
  3. S Wilman and
  4. DB Harker

Abstract

Details are given of clinical management and disease problems associated with the routine induction of parturition on a herd basis, as well as the veterinary costs involved. A review of the economic performance of cows calved by this method is made and some guidelines laid down as to the conditions under which such a technique could be used as a management tool.

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