Investigating Premature Lactation in Pregnant Dairy Females

Project Code:  LIVE.0217

Year of Published: 2003

This study was commissioned following the shipment of a consignment of dairy heifers that reported a high prevalence of heifers with distension of the mammary gland during a sea voyage. The report outlines the causes of udder distension that include feed and hormonal factors and outlines preventative measures as well as treatment measures for the condition.

This study was commissioned following the shipment of a consignment of dairy heifers that reported a high prevalence of heifers with distension of the mammary gland during a sea voyage. The report outlines the causes of udder distension that include feed and hormonal factors and outlines preventative measures as well as treatment measures for the condition.

Keywords: Dairy, On-board/transport, Domestic, Disease, Transport

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