Abortion in Cattle

– William P. Shulaw DVM MS, Extension Veterinarian, Beef/Sheep, The Ohio State University

Abortion in cattle occurs during all seasons, but because of the time of year most beef cows are bred, it is most frequent during the late winter and spring months. Actually, embryonic and fetal losses occur throughout the gestation period, but the term abortion usually is used only when the fetus is large enough to be found.

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