A strong vaccination program can have a sizable impact on a herd, both in dollars spent and on the herd’s health.
The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences team is working toward a vaccine that would be easier to deliver to livestock and wildlife.
A treatment for sick cattle that almost always works….suddenly almost never works? It happens when bacteria find ways to defeat the antimicrobial.
Most pharmaceutical labels recommend storing products at a temperature between 35 degrees and 45 degrees Fahrenheit.
If a vaccine isn’t preventing disease, perhaps the money would be better spent on adding real value to calves.
The vaccine is made of small synthetic protein shells, called ‘virus like particles’ (VLPs), which mimic the FMDV outer shell and so stimulate an immune response.
APHIS’ Wildlife Services and its cooperators will begin distributing baits on or about August 2 across rural areas by airplanes and in suburban or urban areas by helicopters, vehicles and bait stations.
If reproductive efficiencies seem to be slipping, the underlying cause may be the result of leptospirosis