Protect pre-weaned calves from pneumonia
Published on: 03/03/2011
Source : Dairy Calf & Heifer Association
In the March 2010 issue of The Veterinary Clinics of North America Food Animal Practice, authors Dr. Patrick Gorden and Dr. Paul Plummer review the biosecurity programs that should be implemented for young calves.
Here's a quick review of the "inconvenient truths" about pneumonia in pre-weaned calves:1. Newborn calves acquire immunity to disease from colostrum, and, except in limited, specific ca...