Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Winter Weather, Pneumonia in Calves?

In a brief article Dr. Russ Daly, extension veterinarian at South Dakota University, addresses:

  • Why cold winter weather increases the risk of young calves having respiratory infections.
  • Detection and prevention of pneumonia.
  • Antibiotic treatments.
  • Supportive care.
Click HERE to go to this article.

He includes two links to additional pneumonia-related articles,
  • Minimizing Respiratory Disease in Young Dairy Calves in Calf Barns
  • Dealing with Respiratory Disease in Young Dairy Calves. 
Enjoy. Keep warm and dry. 

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