BRD risk categorization for feeder calves - part 2
BRD is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality through the first 30 days following arrival to feeding programs. As widely documented in research and field reports, calves meeting the criteria of “high-risk” experience increased disease incidence, costs, and profit losses. FULL STORY »
BRD associated with Mannheimia Haemolytica or Pasteurella Multocida
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with either Mannheimia haemolytica or Pasteurella multocida is often due to secondary bacterial invasion by these organisms. FULL STORY »
How good are we at detecting bovine respiratory disease cases?
Of all the different illnesses that can affect cattle, one syndrome far and away outdoes the others: bovine respiratory disease (BRD). FULL STORY »
BRD "shipping fever" in cattle
BRD, also called “shipping fever”, causes major economic losses to the producer, 7% of production costs, by reducing average daily gain, feed efficiency, and overall performance of beef calves. FULL STORY »
Control of Bovine respiratory disease (BRD or Pneumonia)
Bovine respiratory disease is associated with a large number of pathogens, including viruses and bacteria. These pathogens nearly always gain entry to the lungs through the upper respiratory tract. FULL STORY »
Economic effects of BRD on feedlot cattle during backgrounding and finishing
Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) is the most common disease among feedlot cattle in the United States. It accounts for approximately 75 percent of feedlot morbidity and 50 percent to 70 percent of all feedlot deaths. FULL STORY »
Cattle breathing easier?
A UC Davis research team has been awarded $2.6 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to carry out integrated research, education and Cooperative Extension outreach aimed at reducing the incidence of bovine respiratory disease, or pneumonia, the leading cause of death in beef and dairy cattle. FULL STORY »
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