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Influence of puerperal uterine infection on uterine involution and postpartum ovarian activity in dairy cows

Mateus, L.; da Costa, L.Lopes.; Bernardo, F.; Silva, J.Robalo.

Reproduction in Domestic Animals 37(1): 31-35

2002


ISSN/ISBN: 0936-6768
PMID: 11882243
DOI: 10.1046/j.1439-0531.2002.00317.x
Accession: 003815097

This article presents the results of a clinical trial designed to study the effect of puerperal uterine infection on uterine involution and on ovarian activity in dairy cows, monitored twice weekly from parturition until the sixth week postpartum (wpp). Infection significantly retarded uterine involution assessed by the uterine body diameter and a score of intrauterine fluid volume (IUFV).

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