Maintaining Herd Health When Keeping Cattle

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When keeping cattle, it is important to take certain steps in order to keep maintaining herd health. To achieve this goal, you should be sure to keep your cattle up-to-date with vaccinations and deworming/delicing programs. This is particularly important if you do not have a closed herd or if your herd is at risk for certain diseases such as Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD), blackleg, Infections Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) or calf scours. Keep in mind that certain classes of livestock are more prone to certain diseases, so be sure to consult with a large animal veterinarian to determine the vaccinations that are best for your herd. Read More