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Tackling uterine disease in cattle

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A NEW partnership between academia and industry has been formed with the aim of addressing the problem of uterine disease in dairy cattle.

Research groups at the universities of Swansea and Glasgow in the UK, the University of Veterinary Medicine of Hannover in Germany and INRA in France are collaborating with Pfizer Animal Health on the IPUD (Integrated systems approach for Preventing Uterine Disease in dairy cattle) project. It is estimated that the disease costs the EU's dairy industry about €1.4 billion each year. The partnership, valued at €3.2 million, has received a grant from EMIDA ERA-Net, the European …

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