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Baytril® 100 (enrofloxacin) injectable, manufactured by Bayer Animal Health, has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treatment of Mycoplasma bovis – a major pathogen for bovine respiratory disease (BRD) that has a significant health and economic impact on cattle operations across the country.

“Mycoplasma bovis is often overlooked, but can be a very opportunistic and damaging pathogen,” said Dr. Fiona Maunsell of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida.

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0811pc_silencer_1The new Silencer hydraulic squeeze chute kick bars hydraulically rotate in behind the animal restrained in the chute, adding operator safety from potential animal rear leg kicking motion.

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0811pc_bump_1A new bump gate designed by Michael Merget, called the Bump N’Drive, has been released on the market, based on gates used at cattle stations in the Northern Territory of Australia.

The design allows the driver of a truck to push the gate with the bumper of the vehicle with no damage to the facility and more ease for the driver.

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0811pc_harvest_1Livestock feeders, hay producers and exporters now have access to additional leading edge technology for harvesting and identifying premium-quality hay.

Harvest Tec has expanded its line of automatic hay preservative applicators by introducing a new system with greater features and new capabilities.

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Bio-Vet, Inc., has reformulated Bovine GoldLyte® to better meet the needs of cattle during hot summer weather and be more economical for livestock producers.

Bovine GoldLyte® is an electrolyte and nutritional supplement designed to help replenish fluids in cattle, especially those experiencing hot weather.

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