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Impact of disease on feedlot performance: a review.
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PMID:  9464908     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Morbidity and mortality of feedlot cattle have a variety of causes. Compared to respiratory disease, metabolic and digestive disorders generally are less prevalent and occur later in the feeding period. In addition to the obvious costs related to animal death and medication, subsequent performance of sick cattle often is depressed substantially. Closer coordination between veterinarians, nutritionists, and feedlot managers should help reduce the incidence of morbidity and mortality of feedlot cattle.
R A Smith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of animal science     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0021-8812     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Anim. Sci.     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-03-11     Completed Date:  1998-03-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003002     Medline TA:  J Anim Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  272-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medicine Outreach, Stillwater, OK 74078-2043, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cattle / growth & development*,  physiology*
Cattle Diseases / epidemiology,  mortality,  physiopathology*
Digestive System Diseases / mortality,  physiopathology,  veterinary
Lung Diseases / mortality,  physiopathology,  veterinary
Metabolic Diseases / mortality,  physiopathology,  veterinary

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