pinkeye

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 […]

Pinkeye popping up in Northern cattle herds

· September 28, 2017

North Dakota State University animal health experts are warning Northern cattle producers that pinkeye has been infecting some herds. “Pinkeye, or keratoconjunctivitis, is an infectious disease of cattle that costs producers money in several ways,” says Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension veterinarian. “These include increased labor, cost of antibiotics, decreased weaning weight, and decreased price paid […]

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