Prevalence and risk factors for stillbirths in Holstein cows in a hot environment

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Miguel Mellado; María I. Chávez; Ulises Macías-Cruz; Leonel Avendaño-Reyes; Evaristo Carrillo; José E. García;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA)
  • Journal: Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research (issn: 2171-9292, eissn: 2171-9292)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5424/sjar/2017152-10293
  • Subject: Agriculture | Animal breeding, genetics and reproduction | heat stress | birth weight | S | gestation length | sexed semen | dystocia | heat stress; sexed semen; birth weight; dystocia; gestation length
    mesheuropmc: reproductive and urinary physiology | female genital diseases and pregnancy complications

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