Cattle Health: Prevention Of BRD

Evaluate all the possible causes for stress on the cattle, and determine which ones can reasonably be eliminated or at least reduced. Look carefully at alternative methods
of operation and at specific timing of processing, vaccinating, etc. FULL STORY »

BRD associated with Mannheimia Haemolytica

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with either Mannheimia haemolytica or Pasteurella multocida is often due to secondary bacterial invasion by these organisms. FULL STORY »

Veterinarian’s Corner


Nuflor is the antibiotic with five key scientific fundamentals

Cattle veterinarian recommend Nuflor, according to Internet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, because it is: a fast-acting antibiotic with bacteria-killing concentrations in lungs 30 minutes after administ0ration; a lipophilic antibiotic that quickly penetrates healthy and diseased lung tissue; a bactericidal antibiotic proven to kill two major BRD bacteria within 24 hours; a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against the major bacterial causes of BRD; and an efficacious BRD therapy with an excellent susceptibility profile. FULL STORY »

Nuflor yields lower BRD fatality rate

In the Fall of 2007, a randomized, blinded clinical trial was performed at a commercial feedyard in Alberta, Canada. FULL STORY »

Comparison of Florfenicol and Tulathromycin

The purpose of this study was to compare the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of florfenicol versus tulathromycin for initial treatment of undifferentiated fever in fallplaced steer calves that received metaphylactic tilmicosin on arrival at the feedlot. FULL STORY »

Concurrent metaphylaxis with Aureomycin and Draxxin in high-risk calves has no additive effects on cattle health and performance

A recent study at Kansas State University showed no additive effects of metaphylaxis by using Draxxin concurrentlywith two 5-day periods in which Aureomycin was fed. FULL STORY »

Many producers flunk the storage test

Stocker health programs are critical to your success, but even the best health plan won’t be effective if you don’t store your animal health products properly. FULL STORY »

Health and Growth Performance of High-Risk Cattle Treated with Nuflor or Draxxin

In the fall of 2006, a randomized, blinded clinical trial was performed at a commercial feedyard in Nebraska. FULL STORY »

Animal Handling


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