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

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Often speculation arises about how tall a foal will become at maturity. Many years ago, somebody taught me about predicting the future height of a horse from measurements taken when it was just a foal.

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As the season and type of cattle vary, the challenge of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) may increase. Sticking to the fundamentals of evaluating an anti-infective treatment can help producers and veterinarians implement and evaluate the success of their program, which goes hand-in-hand with better profitability.

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If one pesky house fly can ruin a picnic or family evening, think how cattle must feel.

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A good deal of confusing information has surfaced concerning the causative agent in bovine pinkeye over the past few years.

Quality veterinary medical diagnostic laboratories around the country have reported the isolation of Branhamella ovis or Moraxella ovis from clinical cases of pinkeye patients.

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Biting flies can be a tremendous irritation to horses. There are several methods of fly control and ways to protect horses from flies that come in from other areas.

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Spring is an exciting time of the year. The new calf crop is on the ground, grass is showing hints of green, and the days are longer so we can get more done. Then a mosquito bites you on the neck.

Unfortunately, not all that comes new in the spring is good for cattle production. The warmth of the new year and the normal spring rains bring forth a new crop of parasites to feed on your cattle.

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