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The effects of selenium, housing and management on the incidence of pneumonia in housed calves
  1. M Phillippo,
  2. JR Arthur,
  3. J Price and
  4. GJ Halliday
  1. Rowett Research Institute, Bucksburn, Aberdeen.


The occurrence and incidence of pneumonia in housed calves were not related to the selenium status of the herd as measured by blood glutathione peroxidase activity nor were they affected by selenium treatment of calves during the neonatal period. Pneumonia was related more closely to herd size and building design.

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