Effects of Clinical Mastitis on Reproductive Performance in Holstein Cows

Gunay A., Gunay U.

ACTA VETERINARIA BRNO, vol.77, no.4, pp.555-560, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 77 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.2754/avb200877040555
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.555-560
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


The objective of this study was to determine the effects of clinical mastitis on reproductive performance in 135 early lactation cows The animals were divided into two groups according to the occurrence of mastitis as follows: group I (n 45), clinical mastitis prior to the first artificial insemination breeding; group II (n 45), clinical mastitis after artificial insemination and being, diagnosed pregnant. Forty-five cows without any mastitis served as control group.