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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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Antimicrobial resistance has received much attention in recent years, as human and animal health officials work to understand the issue.

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Joe Don Pogue of Sulphur Springs, Texas, started his career as an auctioneer in 1975, two years prior to his high school graduation. He is part owner of Sulphur Springs Livestock & Dairy Auction and has been in the cattle business for over 40 years.

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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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