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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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The industry is turning to earlier vaccinations for common maladies to give calves a better start and heavier weaning weights.

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In many parts of the country, cold-stressed calves are almost inevitable during the former weeks of spring calving.

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Disposition (temperament) has been defined as the usual attitude or mood of an animal or the tendency of an animal to act in a specific way.

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You’ve treated calves before, and you know the dose on the label is effective. But this one slipped through the cracks; he’s sicker than most you’ve treated. Why not give him a few extra ccs? It can’t hurt, right? Actually, it can.

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When Idaho-based grazing consultant Jim Gerrish talks about his time spent in Australia, one of the biggest cross-cultural differences he highlights is the Australian producers’ approach to calving trouble.

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Broken bones are sometimes seen in cattle, especially young calves, such as accidents when a cow steps on its calf and breaks a leg or a limb fractured due to excessive and improper pressure applied pulling a calf.

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