cattle vaccine

Zoetis busts five internal parasite myths

· December 1, 2016

Did you know? Poor internal parasite control causes the cattle industry to lose about $3 billion each year in lost weight gains, poor feed conversion, and increased disease. With the financial impact and animal welfare concerns on cattle operations, it is important for producers to understand parasite control, as well as the misconceptions about parasite […]

K-State develops vaccine alternative to cattle antibiotic

· October 13, 2016

With the antibiotic-free movement and the veterinary feed directive, a newly patented vaccine by Kansas State University researchers could be good news. The researchers developed a solution that could provide effective, antibiotic-free prevention of Fusobacterium necrophorum infection. The bacterium afflicts sheep and cattle with liver abscesses, calf diphtheria, and foot rot or abscesses. “The Food […]

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