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Herd Health

Find information about vaccination protocols, disease control, biosecurity, and working with your veterinarian on antibiotic treatment.

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A healthy calf is better able to handle stressful transition periods, and a healthy calf results in a higher-quality end product consumers desire.

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Epizootic hemorrhagic disease, commonly referred to as EHD, is a major problem in deer but only affects about 5 percent of the U.S. cattle population.

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Foot injuries or diseases need to be addressed early and resolved before lameness results in weight loss due to reluctance to travel to feed/water.

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For centuries, building up herd health has been a crucial part of the cattle industry. Shipping fever is no help in building up the herd and is a common issue for many cattle producers across the country.

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The goal of any bovine respiratory disease (BRD) treatment plan is to reduce the number of cattle that go off feed and spend time in hospital pens.

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July deworming is a frequently overlooked opportunity to control nematode (worm) infections and increase calf weight gains. Many cow-calf producers deworm their cows in the spring. The addition of a July deworming of cows and calves has been shown to provide seasonal control of worm infections in late winter- or early spring-born calves. Calves gain more weight and are heavier at weaning as a result of improved worm control during summer grazing.

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