This special BRD Focus Report highlights their candid comments—from observed prevalence of BRD to dos and don’ts of suggested management protocols.
Passing on respiratory vaccinations can leave producers and cattle vulnerable.
Prevent a wreck in newly weaned and newly arrived calves.
Among the most insidious pathogens affecting cattle, the bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDv) stands out.
We’ve all seen the headlines over the years, and some very recent, about professional dissatisfaction and burnout among veterinarians.
Emerging diagnostic tools could allow more targeted, efficient and effective treatment decisions for shipped cattle.
While researchers and the industry work to develop systems to better prevent BRD, timely treatments with antibiotics will remain a critical tool for minimizing losses associated with morbidity.
Mass treatments can save stressed calves arriving at stocker or feeding operations, but a more targeted approach could reduce antibiotic use while improving outcomes.