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Publication type: Journal Article
Document type: Full Paper

Year: 2015

Author(s): Klein-Jöbstl, D; Arnholdt, T; Sturmlechner, F; Iwersen, M; Drillich, M

Title: Results of an online questionnaire to survey calf management practices on dairy cattle breeding farms in Austria and to estimate differences in disease incidences depending on farm structure and management practices.

Source: Acta Vet Scand. 2015; 57:44



Authors Vetmeduni Vienna:

Arnholdt Tim
Drillich Marc
Iwersen Michael
Klein-Jöbstl Daniela

Vetmed Research Units
University Clinic for Ruminants, Clinical Unit of Herd Management in ruminants


Abstract:
Calf disease may result in great economic losses. To implement prevention strategies it is important to gain information on management and to point out risk factors. The objective of this internet based survey was to describe calf management practices on registered dairy breeding farms in Austria and to estimate differences in calf disease incidences depending on farm structure and management practices.

Keywords Pubmed: Animals
Austria/epidemiology
Cattle
Cattle Diseases/epidemiology*
Cattle Diseases/etiology
Dairying/methods
Incidence
Prevalence
Surveys and Questionnaires


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