immune system

Testing Your Beef Cattle for Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus

Written collaboratively by : Russ Daly, Professor, SDSU Extension Veterinarian, State Public Health Veterinarian, Christopher Chase, Travis Clement and Matt Dammen, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu

 

Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) is among the most important pathogens affecting today’s beef and… Continue reading

THREE MUST-HAVES TO MINIMIZE FRESH COW STRESS, HELP BUILD IMMUNITY

By Michele Barrett, DVM, U.S. Dairy Technical Services, Zoetis 

It’s no secret that keeping fresh cows healthy can help improve production, but managing cow comfort can prove challenging in stressful environments.

During the fresh period, cows’ energy requirements often… Continue reading