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

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Respiratory problems in cattle include diphtheria, the infection or inflammation of vocal folds of the larynx (voice box) at the back of the throat.

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Spring calving in the Midwest has its fair share of unfortunate weather events. From the 2019 bomb cyclone to the 2021 polar vortex, cattle producers should not be surprised when the weather forecasts the worst.

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Vaccines given to neonatal calves are an effective means of providing protective immunity and a critical element of creating a supportive foundation for future respiratory health. Intranasal choices arrived decades ago with limited implementation but recently have returned, this time pushing to the forefront.

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Winter is here, but it will not be long before the snow and ice melt away and pastures start to green up and become lush. Springtime can bring a host of challenges for beef cattle.

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The routines in spring calving, typically done in rigorous winter weather, always create a physical demand on producers through late nights and pulling calves.

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In the depth of winter, most of us yearn for the warm, sunny days of spring and the nice green grass that follows.

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