An assessment of immune and stress responsiveness in Holstein-Friesian cows selected for high and low feed conversion efficiency
JW Aleri, BC Hine, MF Pyman, PD Mansell, WJ Wales, B Mallard, AD Fisher
Animal Production Science | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2017
The study was funded by a grant from the Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. The University of Melbourne (UOM) and DEDJTR technical staff are acknowledged for their valuable assistance in sampling and routine management of the cows used in this study, particularly Bronwyn Stevens, Greg Morris and Leah Marett. We acknowledge the statistical advice from Professor Mark Stevenson (UOM).