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Chris Compton

Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences
Massey University
New Zealand


Dr. Chris Compton is currently working as a Lecturer in the Department of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey univesity , Newzealand.

Research Interest

Culling and mortality of New Zealand dairy cows


  • Compton, CWR., Young, L., & McDougall, S. (2015). Subclinical ketosis in post-partum dairy cows fed a predominantly pasture-based diet: defining cut-points for diagnosis using concentrations of beta-hydroxybutyrate in blood and determining prevalence. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 63(5), 241-248

  • Compton, CWR., Heuer, C., Thomsen, PT., Carpenter, TE., Phyn, CVC., & McDougall, S. (2017). Invited review: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis of mortality and culling in dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 100(1), 1-16

  • McDougall, S., Compton, CWR., & Botha, N. (2017). Factors influencing antimicrobial prescribing by veterinarians and usage by dairy farmers in New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 65(2), 84-92

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