Effect of lameness on milk production in a flock of dairy sheep

Gelasakis, A. I.; Arsenos, G.; Valergakis, G. E.; Fortomaris, P.; Banos, G.
October 2010
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;Oct2010, Vol. 167 Issue 14, p533
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