Team: Cramer, G., Wyands, E., Endres, M.
Funding Sources: Rapid Agricultural Response Fund
Time Frame: 2016-2019
The goal of this project is to determine the role of negative energy balance in the development of hoof lesions in Minnesota dairy herds. Determine the relationship between beta-hydroxybutyrate (BHB) status of cows post-calving and hoof lesions and lameness in the first 100-150 days in milk.