By: Michelle Arnold, DVM (Ruminant Extension Veterinarian, UKVDL)
A scours outbreak in baby calves on a cow/calf operation can be a nightmare in real life. Ask any producer who has been through this ordeal and he/she will tell you… Continue reading
Portland, Maine [February 18, 2016] – Newborn calves are immediately exposed to diseases lurking in the environmental, especially towards the end of the calving season. After weeks of heavy use, pastures and other birthing areas accumulate afterbirths, urine and feces.… Continue reading
By: Katie Allen
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Although many beef producers experienced more than the usual number of hypothermia cases in calves born this year due to several days of sub-zero temperatures, scours is still the No. 1 neonatal calf… Continue reading
Portland, Maine [February 25, 2014] As spring calving season approaches, it is vital that your calves receive adequate immunity at birth.
Because calves are born without an active immune system, they rely on the consumption of antibodies from colostrum for… Continue reading