Strategies for combating common calfhood diseases.
Get ahead of BRD with early prevention
Whether a calf develops BRD is influenced by risk factors similar to other diseases, including diarrhea. The calf requires early immune protection from colostrum and sufficient nutrition to for growth and development. However, BRD is also heavily influenced by the environment. While housing and ventilation are critical, it can be particularly frustrating to have to manage BRD outbreaks in the face of fluctuating temperatures.
This bacteria can cause massive devastation to a herd and is transmissible to humans as well as other species. Frequently, this bacteria is antibiotic-resistant, making heightened biosecurity measures crucial to maintaining herd health status.