Reproduction in Dairy Cattle Scientific Posters

Effects of a single transdermal Flunixin Meglumine treatment on health, milk yield, culling risk, and fertility of early postpartum Holstein Friesian dairy cows 

R.Schmitt, J.Swinkels, C.Gelfert, l.Pieper, R.Staufenbiel

In dairy herds with higher prevalence of elevated Haptoglobin levels in blood of clinically healthy early postpartum cows, the transdermal administration of flunixin meglumine within 24 to 36 h after calving can be recommended only for primiparous cows as it improves their health, welfare and milk production.