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Boehringer Ingelheim looking for next ‘Producers for Progress’

· May 31, 2018

Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is once again looking for three progressive dairy producers. The company is now accepting applications for its “Producers for Progress” Recognition Program which commends those who have shown commitment to the well-being of their animals through the judicious use of antibiotics. Application forms are due Sunday, July 1, 2018, and can be […]

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Six tips for keeping the herd bovine respiratory disease free

· May 15, 2018

DYK? Calves affected by bovine respiratory disease don’t grow as fast as their herdmates, are older at first calving, and have an increased risk of being culled before the end of their first lactation. Dr. Curt Vlietstra, professional services veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim, offers six management pillars that can contribute to the success of young […]

Six tips for reducing the impact of pinkeye in cattle

· April 9, 2018

Once one animal in the herd has Moraxella bovis (pinkeye), it can be difficult to stop the spread of this contagious disease. Pinkeye annually affects more than 10 million calves in the United States with an estimated economic loss of more than $150 million. The infection is important to watch for, as it significantly lowers […]

Bovine viral diarrhea: Why one strain hitting so many herds?

· February 22, 2018

Bovine viral diarrhea virus is a coat of many colors. As Dr. Stephen Foulke, professional service veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim points out, we may call it bovine viral diarrhea virus, or BVDV for short, but diarrhea is probably one of the least common symptoms when it comes to the disease. “The biggest thing a lot […]

Three dairy producers honored for judicious use of antibiotics

· October 16, 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim is giving a shout out to three dairy producers who demonstrated their commitment to the judicious use of antibiotics in their Producers for Progress recognition program. Megan Hickey of Prairieland Dairy in Firth, Nebraska, was chosen as the grand prize winner out of nearly 200 applicants. “I’m honored to be selected as the […]

Bovine respiratory disease often most difficult to diagnose

· August 9, 2017

Did you know that bovine respiratory disease (BRD) continues to be the major cause of death in weaned calves and can lead to poor performance later in a cow’s life? Several factors can contribute to an outbreak. “When we investigate bovine respiratory disease, the role viruses play in secondary bacterial pneumonia has long been known,” […]

Boehringer Ingelheim new applicator gun dials dewormer dose

· July 25, 2017

Boehringer Ingelheim’s has released a new applicator gun for their Synanthic bovine dewormer suspension that allows producers to dial-a-dose. The durable gun is made of metal and holds up to tough conditions and the wear and tear of handling cattle. It also features a dial-a-dose system that gives producers the option to easily adjust dosage […]

Boehringer Ingelheim: Prevent disease to unlock potential

· November 22, 2016

With VFD just around the corner, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica suggests taking a look at your pigs’ prevention plan. We got the chance to chat with Jeff Worstell, Director of Market Access for the swine division at BI, at the National Association of Farm Broadcasting’s annual convention to find out why a strong health management and […]

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