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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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Prevention is always superior to treatment, especially in the case of bovine respiratory disease (BRD).

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Newborn calves gain temporary (passive) immunity from disease when they ingest colostrum from the dam – since this “first milk” contains maternal antibodies.

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There are a lot of different opinions regarding which antibiotics are best for treating common infections – for example, pneumonia and foot rot.

How can a cow-calf producer make the best decision about which product to use and when?

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One of the necessary elements of beef cattle production is vaccination against common diseases. In order to be effective, vaccines must be cared for appropriately.

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It pays to have a good working relationship with a veterinarian to assist in herd health management strategy and preventative medicine, rather than just relying on a veterinarian for emergencies.

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No matter what segment of the industry you’re involved in, the beef you produce becomes a family’s dinner. If you are in the cattle business, you are in the food business.

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