The impact of reduced immune function
As with any other body function, immunity is subject to ups and downs. Stress is a key factor that creates drops in the immune competency of cows. The cow responds to stress by releasing cortisol, which induces several metabolic adaptations to respond to the challenge.
Extensive research has been done on cow fertility in relation to immunity. It goes without saying that diseases have a negative effect on the fertility of your livestock. What exact role do immune cells play in the oestrous cycle of cows and in reproduction in general?
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