Controlling and preventing pinkeye in cattle

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K-State veterinarian Gregg Hanzlicek passes along the latest advice on controlling and preventing pinkeye disease in both grass and feedlot cattle, with a close look at vaccine management against this painful and costly condition.


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illinois  |  June, 08, 2011 at 02:12 PM

Pink eye is a multifactorial disease. Such things as fly control and vaccination are spoke of frequently as we talk about control. But the producer (and veterinarian) should look also at stocking rates of cattle (especially at watering sites and feeders (mineral and creep) and trace nutrient nutrition. The latter can impact on immunity and a predisposition to infection.

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