Cattle with a Mannheimia haemolytica infection can go from seemingly healthy to deceased in a day. That’s why choosing the right vaccine is key in preventing not only M. haemolytica but other deadly diseases as well.
We need to better address all three components of the disease triad.
Pinkeye can lead to lower calf-growth rate, potential blindness and permanent damage when left untreated. It's crucial to start thinking about how to prevent the disease from entering your herd.
From floods to droughts, 2011’s weather extremes can create unexpected health problems in your cattle herd.
Proper management practices can help producers minimize summer issues.
U.S. animal health officials are concerned about possible introduction of African horse sickness, which is caused by a virus transmitted by certain insects.
A good herd vaccination program enhances herd health in all cattle throughout the year.
Pinkeye can result in increased labor, the need to purchase antibiotics, decreased weaning weights and lower prices paid for animals with scarred eyes.