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The hustle and bustle of spring calving is quickly approaching, and now is the time for cow-calf producers to begin planning their calving management strategies. Proper planning prior to the start of calving can improve overall animal welfare, as well as saving a producer’s time and energy.

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Bovine leukosis is a very common enzootic infection in beef cattle, caused by the virus bovine leukemia virus, that can be transmitted between cattle by means of infected blood – mostly through infected needles, eartagging/tattoo equipment, dehorners, A.I. sleeves and some insects.

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Fall-weaned calves are once again filling the feedlots, bringing with them their stresses, susceptibilities and weakened immune systems.

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Beef cattle diseases and illnesses can be spread directly, from an infected animal to a susceptible animal, or indirectly, from an infected animal to an object and then to a susceptible animal.

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Nutritional inadequacies and digestive disorders in beef cattle can result in poor animal health, lowered production and even animal losses.

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Rabies occurs in all warm-blooded animals and is almost always fatal. This viral disease affects the nervous system, transmitted by saliva of an infected animal – usually with a bite or by saliva coming into contact with mucus membranes (such as the eye) or opening in the skin.

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