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Table 4 The number of cows that were culled or died by designation and the average DIM at the time of culling or death

From: A comparison of a novel time-based summary measure of dairy cow health against cumulative disease frequency

DISEASE (Dairy 1) # Culled Avg DIM cull DLR1 (d) # Died Avg DIM died DLD1 (d) DALact (d)
Calving trauma 0 N/A 0 18 4 5868 5868
Diarrhea 1 42 288 7 60 1890 2232
Ketosis 0 N/A 0 3 17 939 1067
Lame (hoof only) 25 100 5750 5 39 1455 8740
LDA 14 68 3668 22 43 6314 10,162
Mastitis 109 157 18,857 8 111 1752 23,509
Metritis 0 N/A 0 4 13 1268 2234
Milk Fever 0 N/A 0 3 8 966 991
Musculoskeletal injury (leg, hip, back) 8 115 1720 16 78 4032 5752
Pneumonia 35 94 8260 9 66 2376 11,034
Retained Placenta 0 N/A 0 1 4 326 481
TOTAL categorized by disease above 192 129 38,543 96 47 27,186 72,070
Miscellaneous or unknown disease 123 120 25,830 64 89 15,424 N/A
Economic cull 319 205 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DISEASE (Dairy 2) # Culled Avg DIM cull DLR1 (d) # Died Avg DIM died DLD1 (d) DALact (d)
Calving trauma 0 N/A 0 17 2 5576 5576
Diarrhea 8 109 1768 4 112 872 2749
Ketosis 0 N/A 0 4 18 1248 1355
Lame (hoof only) 22 146 4048 7 75 1785 8858
LDA 10 40 2900 11 25 3355 6374
Mastitis 84 144 15,624 5 45 1425 19,007
Metritis 2 22 0 4 10 1280 1956
Milk Fever 0 N/A 0 2 3 654 665
Musculoskeletal injury (leg, hip, back) 4 75 1020 19 120 3990 5010
Pneumonia 12 128 2424 17 75 4335 7059
Retained Placenta 0 N/A 0 2 3 654 826
TOTAL categorized by disease above 142 130 27,784 92 56 25,174 59,435
Miscellaneous or unknown disease 55 152 9790 55 82 13,640 N/A
Economic cull 393 157 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
DISEASE (Dairy 3) # Culled Avg DIM cull DLR1 (d) # Died Avg DIM died DLD1 (d) DALact (d)
Calving trauma 0 N/A 0 9 2 2952 2952
Diarrhea 0 N/A 0 11 81 2739 2775
Ketosis 0 N/A 0 4 10 1280 1287
Lame (hoof only) 79 169 12,719 10 127 2030 17,694
LDA 0 N/A 0 11 19 3421 3590
Mastitis 100 136 19,400 8 81 1992 23,955
Metritis 0 N/A 0 10 19 3110 3952
Milk Fever 0 N/A 0 2 5 650 670
Musculoskeletal injury (leg, hip, back) 53 71 13,727 24 87 5832 19,559
Pneumonia 12 158 2064 21 102 4788 7003
Retained Placenta 0 N/A 0 0 N/A 0 191
TOTAL categorized by disease above 244 134 47,910 110 68 28,794 83,628
Miscellaneous or unknown disease 13 135 2535 72 134 14,112 N/A
Economic cull 341 209 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
  1. 1DLR (days lost to removal) and DLD (Days lost to death) based on 13 mo calving interval minus a 60 day dry period.