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How to Perform a Fetotomy in Cattle: An Illustrated Guide


September 18, 2015

To perform a fetotomy means to dissect (to cut apart) a dead fetus in utero. Fetotomy is applicable particularly to cows because of the size of the uterus and the opportunity to introduce instruments to the full depth of the fetus. Fetotomy ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock
Tags: Carlos Risco, College Of Veterinary Medicine, Klibs N. Galvao, Myriam Jimenez, Veterinary Medicine: Dairy
04390S cows at sunrise - agriculture

Can Calcium Propionate Help Maintain Calcium Concentrations and Prevent Metritis in Dairy Cows with Dystocia?


July 2, 2015

Studies have suggested that giving dairy cows supplemental calcium may reduce the incidence of metritis. This study tested this hypothesis with cows at the UF Dairy Unit and found that calcium supplements actually did not benefit postpartum ... READ MORE

Category: Livestock
Tags: Carlos Risco, Department Of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Klibs N. Galvao, Mauricio Benzaquen, Uterine Disease (Dairy)

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