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Milk and beef: Do production enhancing hormones pose a health risk?

After World War II, a sharp increase in demand for beef and dairy products, coupled with a burgeoning veterinary pharmaceutical industry, led to a number of changes in animal husbandry, including a reliance upon exogenous hormones to

The effect of birth date on gestation length in Holstein cows and heifers

This article is on an interesting subject which is worthy of investigation. In herd health management, knowing when to expect a calving is very important. So far, the influence of the month of calving on gestation length