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Understanding Heifer Mastitis

Here you will find some questions for better understanding of the Abstract "Understanding Heifer Mastitis".

Heifers with high somatic cell counts at calving are more likely to...

 a. ...have an episode of clinical mastitis
 b. ...have lower milk yield during the lactation
 c. at risk for culling
 d. All of the above!


Which of the following factors increase the likelihood of intramammary infection (IMI) heifers?

 a. Multiparous cows in the same herd with mastitis
 b. Udder edema
 c. Feeding vitamin E and selenium prior to calving
 d. All of the above
 e. A and B
 f. B and C


Staphylococcus aureus is the primary cause of early IMI in primiparous cattle.