Health and growth of Finnish beef calves and the relation to acute phase response

Leena Seppä-Lassila, Ulla Eerola, Toomas Orro, Heidi Härtel, Heli Simojoki, Tiina Autio, Sinikka Pelkonen, Timo Soveri

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Original languageEnglish
JournalLivestock Science
Volume196
Pages (from-to)7-13
Number of pages7
ISSN1871-1413
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Export Date: 20 February 2017

Correspondence Address: Seppä-Lassila, L.; Department of Production Animal Medicine, University of Helsinki, P.O. BOX 57, Finland; email: leena.seppa-lassila@helsinki.fi

References: Alsemgeest, S.P., Kalsbeek, H.C., Wensing, T., Koeman, J.P., van Ederen, A.M., Gruys, E., Concentrations of serum amyloid-A (SAA) and haptoglobin (HP) as parameters of inflammatory diseases in cattle (1994) Vet. Q., 16, pp. 21-23; Autio, T., Pohjanvirta, T., Holopainen, R., Rikula, U., Pentikainen, J., Huovilainen, A., Rusanen, H., Pelkonen, S., Etiology of respiratory disease in non-vaccinated, non-medicated calves in rearing herds (2007) Vet. Microbiol., 119, pp. 256-265; Bertoni, G., Ferrari, A., Gubbiotti, A., Trevisi, E., Blood indices calves: Relationship with mother values and changes in the first days of life (2009) Ital. J. Anim. Sci., 8, pp. 595-597; Borghetti, P., Saleri, R., Mocchegiani, E., Corradi, A., Martelli, P., Infection, immunity and the neuroendocrine response (2009) Vet. Immunol. Immunopathol., 130, pp. 141-162; Brickell, J.S., McGowan, M.M., Wathes, D.C., Effect of management factors and blood metabolites during the rearing period on growth in dairy heifers on UK farms (2009) Domest. Anim. Endocrinol., 36, pp. 67-81; Busato, A., Steiner, L., Martin, S.W., Shoukri, M.M., Gaillard, C., Calf health in cow-calf herds in Switzerland (1997) Prev. Vet. Med., 30, pp. 9-22; Carroll, J.A., Burdick, N.C., Reuter, R.R., Chase, C.C., Spiers, D.E., Arthington, J.D., Coleman, S.W., Differential acute phase immune responses by Angus and Romosinuano steers following an endotoxin challenge (2011) Domest. Anim. Endocrinol., 41, pp. 163-173; DeRosa, D.C., Mechor, G.D., Staats, J.J., Chengappa, M.M., Shryock, T.R., Comparison of Pasteurella spp. simultaneously isolated from nasal and transtracheal swabs from cattle with clinical signs of bovine respiratory disease (2000) J. Clin. Microbiol., 38, pp. 327-332; DeRouen, S.M., Franke, D.E., Morrison, D.G., Wyatt, W.E., Coombs, D.F., White, T.W., Humes, P.E., Greene, B.B., Prepartum body condition and weight influences on reproductive performance of first-calf beef cows (1994) J. Anim. Sci., 72, pp. 1119-1125; Dewell, R.D., Hungerford, L.L., Keen, J.E., Laegreid, W.W., Griffin, D.D., Rupp, G.P., Grotelueschen, D.M., Association of neonatal serum immunoglobulin G1 concentration with health and performance in beef calves (2006) J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc., 228, pp. 914-921; Doornenbal, H., Tong, A.K., Murray, N.L., Reference values of blood parameters in beef cattle of different ages and stages of lactation (1988) Can. J. Vet. Res., 52, pp. 99-105; Evira Finnish Food Safety Authority, Animal Diseases in Finland 2013, p. 7. , Eviran julkaisuja (Evira publications; only in Finnish); Feng, Y., Ortega, Y., He, G., Das, P., Xu, M., Zhang, X., Fayer, R., Xiao, L., Wide geographic distribution of Cryptosporidium bovis and the deer-like genotype in bovines (2007) Vet. Parasitol., 144, pp. 1-9; Furman-Fratczak, K., Rzasa, A., Stefaniak, T., The influence of colostral immunoglobulin concentration in heifer calves' serum on their health and growth (2011) J. Dairy Sci., 94, pp. 5536-5543; Gabay, C., Kushner, I., Acute-phase proteins and other systemic responses to inflammation (1999) N. Engl. J. Med., 340, pp. 448-454; Gånheim, C., Alenius, S., Persson Waller, K., Acute phase proteins as indicators of calf herd health (2007) Vet. J., 173, pp. 645-651; Gulliksen, S.M., Jor, E., Lie, K.I., Hamnes, I.S., Løken, T., Åkerstedt, J., Østerås, O., Enteropathogens and risk factors for diarrhea in Norwegian dairy calves (2009) J. Dairy Sci., 92, pp. 5057-5066; Heidarpour, M., Mohri, M., Fallah-Rad, A.H., Dehghan Shahreza, F., Mohammadi, M., Acute-phase protein concentration and metabolic status affect the outcome of treatment in cows with clinical and subclinical endometritis (2012) Vet. Rec., 171, p. 219; Horadagoda, N.U., Knox, K.M., Gibbs, H.A., Reid, S.W., Horadagoda, A., Edwards, S.E., Eckersall, P.D., Acute phase proteins in cattle: discrimination between acute and chronic inflammation (1999) Vet. Rec., 144, pp. 437-441; Hornick, J.L., Van Eenaeme, C., Gérard, O., Dufrasne, I., Istasse, L., Mechanisms of reduced and compensatory growth (2000) Domest. Anim. Endocrinol., 19, pp. 121-132; Humblet, M.F., Coghe, J., Lekeux, P., Godeau, J.M., Acute phase proteins assessment for an early selection of treatment in growing calves suffering from bronchopneumonia under field conditions (2004) Res. Vet. Sci., 77, pp. 41-47; Jacobsen, S., Andersen, P.H., Toelboell, T., Heegaard, P.M.H., Dose dependency and individual variability of the lipopolysaccharide- induced bovine acute phase protein response (2004) J. Dairy Sci., 87, pp. 3330-3339; Knowles, T.G., Edwards, J.E., Bazeley, K.J., Brown, S.N., Butterworth, A., Warriss, P.D., Changes in the blood biochemical and haematological profile of neonatal calves with age (2000) Vet. Rec., 147, pp. 593-598; Krupa, E., Oravcova, M., Polak, P., Huba, J., Krupova, Z., Factors affecting growth traits of beef cattle breeds raised in Slovakia (2005) Czech J. Anim. Sci., 50, pp. 14-21; Lake, S.L., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Atkinson, R.L., Nayigihugu, V., Paisley, S.I., Rule, D.C., Moss, G.E., Hess, B.W., Body condition score at parturition and postpartum supplemental fat effects on cow and calf performance (2005) J. Anim. Sci., 83, pp. 2908-2917; Lundborg, G.K., Svensson, E.C., Oltenacu, P.A., Herd-level risk factors for infectious diseases in Swedish dairy calves aged 0–90 days (2005) Prev. Vet. Med., 68, pp. 123-143; Lundborg, G.K., Oltenacu, P.A., Maizon, D.O., Svensson, E.C., Liberg, P.G.A., Dam-related effects on heart girth at birth, morbidity and growth rate from birth to 90 days of age in Swedish dairy calves (2003) Prev. Vet. Med., 60, pp. 175-190; Makimura, S., Suzuki, N., Quantitative determination of bovine serum haptoglobin and its elevation in some inflammatory diseases (1982) Jpn. J. Vet. Sci., 44, pp. 15-21; Millar, H.R., Simpson, J.G., Stalker, A.L., Evaluation of heat precipitation method for plasma fibrinogen estimation (1971) J. Clin. Pathol., 24, pp. 827-830; Murray, C.F., Windeyer, M.C., Duffield, T.F., Haley, D.B., Pearl, D.L., Waalderbos, K.M., Leslie, K.E., Associations of serum haptoglobin in newborn dairy calves with health, growth, and mortality up to 4 months of age (2014) J. Dairy Sci., 97, pp. 7844-7855; Nikunen, S., Härtel, H., Orro, T., Neuvonen, E., Tanskanen, R., Kivelä, S.L., Sankari, S., Soveri, T., Association of bovine respiratory disease with clinical status and acute phase proteins in calves (2007) Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 30, pp. 143-151; Orro, T., Nieminen, M., Tamminen, T., Sukura, A., Sankari, S., Soveri, T., Temporal changes in concentrations of serum amyloid-A and haptoglobin and their associations with weight gain in neonatal reindeer calves (2006) Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 29, pp. 79-88; Orro, T., Jacobsen, S., LePage, J.P., Niewold, T., Alasuutari, S., Soveri, T., Temporal changes in serum concentrations of acute phase proteins in newborn dairy calves (2008) Vet. J., 176, pp. 182-187; Peetsalu, K., Kuks, A., Orro, T., Temporal changes of serum amyloid A (SAA) concentrations in newborn lambs: effect of colostrum SAA concentrations and associations to the weight gain. Book of abstracts (2013) Proceedings of the 10th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, pp. 36-37. , Milan, Italy; Petersen, H.H., Nielsen, J.P., Heegaard, P.M.H., Application of acute phase protein measurements in veterinary clinical chemistry (2004) Vet. Res., 35, pp. 163-187; Qiu, X., Arthington, J.D., Riley, D.G., Chase, C.C., Jr, Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Olson, T.A., Genetic effects on acute phase protein response to the stresses of weaning and transportation in beef calves (2007) J. Anim. Sci., 85, pp. 2367-2374; Rocha, T.G., Nociti, R.P., Sampaio, A.A.M., Fagliari, J.J., Hemogram and acute phase proteins of healthy calves from birth to one month old (2013) Pesqui. Vet. Bras., 33, pp. 25-31; Schneider, A., Corrêa, M.N., Butler, W.R., Short communication: acute phase proteins in Holstein cows diagnosed with uterine infection (2013) Res. Vet. Sci., 95, pp. 269-271; Seppä-Lassila, L., Orro, T., LePage, J.P., Soveri, T., Reference values for acute phase proteins in calves and its clinical application (2013) Vet. Rec., 173, p. 319; Seppä-Lassila, L., Orro, T., Lassen, B., Lasonen, R., Autio, T., Pelkonen, S., Soveri, T., Intestinal pathogens, diarrhoea and acute phase proteins in naturally infected dairy calves (2015) Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 41, pp. 10-16; Slavík, P., Illek, J., Brix, M., Musilová, L., Rajmon, R., Klabanová, P., Jílek, F., Health status of beef cows and their calves in the Czech Republic (2009) Acta Vet. Brno., 78, pp. 47-56; Suda, Y., Nagaoka, K., Nakagawa, K., Chiba, T., Yusa, F., Shinohara, H., Nihei, A., Yamagishi, T., Change of plasma insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) concentration with early growth in Japanese beef cattle (2003) Anim. Sci. J., 74, pp. 205-210; Thompson, P.N., Stone, A., Schultheiss, W.A., Use of treatment records and lung lesion scoring to estimate the effect of respiratory disease on growth during early and late finishing periods in South African feedlot cattle (2006) J. Anim. Sci., 84, pp. 488-498; Tóthová, C., Nagy, O., Seidel, H., Kováč, G., Acute phase proteins in relation to various inflammatory diseases of calves (2012) Comp. Clin. Pathol., 21, pp. 1037-1042; Tourlomoussis, P., Eckersall, P.D., Waterson, M.M., Buncic, S., A comparison of acute phase protein measurements and meat inspection findings in cattle (2004) Foodborne Pathog. Dis., 1, pp. 281-290; Toušová, R., Ducháček, J., Stádník, L., Ptáček, M., Beran, J., The effect of selected factors on the growth ability of Charolais cattle (2014) Acta Univ. Agric. Silvic. Mendel. Brun., 62, pp. 255-260; Virtala, A.M.K., Mechor, G.D., Gröhn, Y.T., Erb, H.N., The effect of calfhood diseases on growth of female dairy calves during the first 3 months of life in New York state (1996) J. Dairy Sci., 79, pp. 1040-1049; Wieler, L.H., Bauerfeind, R., STEC as a veterinary problem. Diagnostics and prophylaxis in animals (2003) Methods Mol. Med., 73, pp. 75-89; Windeyer, M.C., Leslie, K.E., Godden, S.M., Hodgins, D.C., Lissemore, K.D., LeBlanc, S.J., Factors associated with morbidity, mortality, and growth of dairy heifer calves up to 3 months of age (2014) Prev. Vet. Med., 113, pp. 231-240
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  • Acute phase response
  • Beef calf
  • Growth
  • Serum amyloid A
  • 412 Animal science, dairy science
  • 413 Veterinary science

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Seppä-Lassila, Leena ; Eerola, Ulla ; Orro, Toomas ; Härtel, Heidi ; Simojoki, Heli ; Autio, Tiina ; Pelkonen, Sinikka ; Soveri, Timo. / Health and growth of Finnish beef calves and the relation to acute phase response. In: Livestock Science. 2017 ; Vol. 196. pp. 7-13.
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Endocrinol., 19, pp. 121-132; Humblet, M.F., Coghe, J., Lekeux, P., Godeau, J.M., Acute phase proteins assessment for an early selection of treatment in growing calves suffering from bronchopneumonia under field conditions (2004) Res. Vet. Sci., 77, pp. 41-47; Jacobsen, S., Andersen, P.H., Toelboell, T., Heegaard, P.M.H., Dose dependency and individual variability of the lipopolysaccharide- induced bovine acute phase protein response (2004) J. Dairy Sci., 87, pp. 3330-3339; Knowles, T.G., Edwards, J.E., Bazeley, K.J., Brown, S.N., Butterworth, A., Warriss, P.D., Changes in the blood biochemical and haematological profile of neonatal calves with age (2000) Vet. Rec., 147, pp. 593-598; Krupa, E., Oravcova, M., Polak, P., Huba, J., Krupova, Z., Factors affecting growth traits of beef cattle breeds raised in Slovakia (2005) Czech J. Anim. Sci., 50, pp. 14-21; Lake, S.L., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Atkinson, R.L., Nayigihugu, V., Paisley, S.I., Rule, D.C., Moss, G.E., Hess, B.W., Body condition score at parturition and postpartum supplemental fat effects on cow and calf performance (2005) J. Anim. Sci., 83, pp. 2908-2917; Lundborg, G.K., Svensson, E.C., Oltenacu, P.A., Herd-level risk factors for infectious diseases in Swedish dairy calves aged 0–90 days (2005) Prev. Vet. Med., 68, pp. 123-143; Lundborg, G.K., Oltenacu, P.A., Maizon, D.O., Svensson, E.C., Liberg, P.G.A., Dam-related effects on heart girth at birth, morbidity and growth rate from birth to 90 days of age in Swedish dairy calves (2003) Prev. Vet. Med., 60, pp. 175-190; Makimura, S., Suzuki, N., Quantitative determination of bovine serum haptoglobin and its elevation in some inflammatory diseases (1982) Jpn. J. Vet. Sci., 44, pp. 15-21; Millar, H.R., Simpson, J.G., Stalker, A.L., Evaluation of heat precipitation method for plasma fibrinogen estimation (1971) J. Clin. Pathol., 24, pp. 827-830; Murray, C.F., Windeyer, M.C., Duffield, T.F., Haley, D.B., Pearl, D.L., Waalderbos, K.M., Leslie, K.E., Associations of serum haptoglobin in newborn dairy calves with health, growth, and mortality up to 4 months of age (2014) J. Dairy Sci., 97, pp. 7844-7855; Nikunen, S., H{\"a}rtel, H., Orro, T., Neuvonen, E., Tanskanen, R., Kivel{\"a}, S.L., Sankari, S., Soveri, T., Association of bovine respiratory disease with clinical status and acute phase proteins in calves (2007) Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 30, pp. 143-151; Orro, T., Nieminen, M., Tamminen, T., Sukura, A., Sankari, S., Soveri, T., Temporal changes in concentrations of serum amyloid-A and haptoglobin and their associations with weight gain in neonatal reindeer calves (2006) Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 29, pp. 79-88; Orro, T., Jacobsen, S., LePage, J.P., Niewold, T., Alasuutari, S., Soveri, T., Temporal changes in serum concentrations of acute phase proteins in newborn dairy calves (2008) Vet. J., 176, pp. 182-187; Peetsalu, K., Kuks, A., Orro, T., Temporal changes of serum amyloid A (SAA) concentrations in newborn lambs: effect of colostrum SAA concentrations and associations to the weight gain. Book of abstracts (2013) Proceedings of the 10th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, pp. 36-37. , Milan, Italy; Petersen, H.H., Nielsen, J.P., Heegaard, P.M.H., Application of acute phase protein measurements in veterinary clinical chemistry (2004) Vet. Res., 35, pp. 163-187; Qiu, X., Arthington, J.D., Riley, D.G., Chase, C.C., Jr, Phillips, W.A., Coleman, S.W., Olson, T.A., Genetic effects on acute phase protein response to the stresses of weaning and transportation in beef calves (2007) J. Anim. Sci., 85, pp. 2367-2374; Rocha, T.G., Nociti, R.P., Sampaio, A.A.M., Fagliari, J.J., Hemogram and acute phase proteins of healthy calves from birth to one month old (2013) Pesqui. Vet. Bras., 33, pp. 25-31; Schneider, A., Corr{\^e}a, M.N., Butler, W.R., Short communication: acute phase proteins in Holstein cows diagnosed with uterine infection (2013) Res. Vet. Sci., 95, pp. 269-271; Sepp{\"a}-Lassila, L., Orro, T., LePage, J.P., Soveri, T., Reference values for acute phase proteins in calves and its clinical application (2013) Vet. Rec., 173, p. 319; Sepp{\"a}-Lassila, L., Orro, T., Lassen, B., Lasonen, R., Autio, T., Pelkonen, S., Soveri, T., Intestinal pathogens, diarrhoea and acute phase proteins in naturally infected dairy calves (2015) Comp. Immunol. Microbiol. Infect. Dis., 41, pp. 10-16; Slav{\'i}k, P., Illek, J., Brix, M., Musilov{\'a}, L., Rajmon, R., Klabanov{\'a}, P., J{\'i}lek, F., Health status of beef cows and their calves in the Czech Republic (2009) Acta Vet. Brno., 78, pp. 47-56; Suda, Y., Nagaoka, K., Nakagawa, K., Chiba, T., Yusa, F., Shinohara, H., Nihei, A., Yamagishi, T., Change of plasma insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) concentration with early growth in Japanese beef cattle (2003) Anim. Sci. J., 74, pp. 205-210; Thompson, P.N., Stone, A., Schultheiss, W.A., Use of treatment records and lung lesion scoring to estimate the effect of respiratory disease on growth during early and late finishing periods in South African feedlot cattle (2006) J. Anim. Sci., 84, pp. 488-498; T{\'o}thov{\'a}, C., Nagy, O., Seidel, H., Kov{\'a}č, G., Acute phase proteins in relation to various inflammatory diseases of calves (2012) Comp. Clin. Pathol., 21, pp. 1037-1042; Tourlomoussis, P., Eckersall, P.D., Waterson, M.M., Buncic, S., A comparison of acute phase protein measurements and meat inspection findings in cattle (2004) Foodborne Pathog. 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Health and growth of Finnish beef calves and the relation to acute phase response. / Seppä-Lassila, Leena; Eerola, Ulla; Orro, Toomas; Härtel, Heidi; Simojoki, Heli; Autio, Tiina; Pelkonen, Sinikka; Soveri, Timo.

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N1 - Export Date: 20 February 2017 Correspondence Address: Seppä-Lassila, L.; Department of Production Animal Medicine, University of Helsinki, P.O. BOX 57, Finland; email: leena.seppa-lassila@helsinki.fi References: Alsemgeest, S.P., Kalsbeek, H.C., Wensing, T., Koeman, J.P., van Ederen, A.M., Gruys, E., Concentrations of serum amyloid-A (SAA) and haptoglobin (HP) as parameters of inflammatory diseases in cattle (1994) Vet. Q., 16, pp. 21-23; Autio, T., Pohjanvirta, T., Holopainen, R., Rikula, U., Pentikainen, J., Huovilainen, A., Rusanen, H., Pelkonen, S., Etiology of respiratory disease in non-vaccinated, non-medicated calves in rearing herds (2007) Vet. Microbiol., 119, pp. 256-265; Bertoni, G., Ferrari, A., Gubbiotti, A., Trevisi, E., Blood indices calves: Relationship with mother values and changes in the first days of life (2009) Ital. J. Anim. 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PY - 2017/1

Y1 - 2017/1

KW - Acute phase response

KW - Beef calf

KW - Growth

KW - Serum amyloid A

KW - 412 Animal science, dairy science

KW - 413 Veterinary science

U2 - 10.1016/j.livsci.2016.12.007

DO - 10.1016/j.livsci.2016.12.007

M3 - Article

VL - 196

SP - 7

EP - 13

JO - Livestock Science

JF - Livestock Science

SN - 1871-1413

ER -