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Article published the March 20, 2019:

Haemorrhagic septicaemia outbreaks in cattle with high mortality following wrong vaccinations in Adamawa and Taraba States, Nigeria

INTRODUCTION Haemorrhagic septicaemia (HS) is a disease of cattle and buffalos (Abdulkadir, 1989) caused by 1 of 2 serotypes of Pasteurella multocida, designated B:2 and E:2 (FAO, 2015; IIL, 2015). The disease...
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Dr. Garba Ahmed
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Article published the October 8, 2018:

Selective Dry Cow Treatment (SDCT)– based on evidences

General After 40 years of giving the entire herd blanket dry cow therapy (DCT), some dairy farms in Israel have transitioned to “selective drying-off” (SDCT) at the start of the dry period. This ch...
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Shmulik friedmanYaniv Lavon
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Article published the May 23, 2018:

Effect of systemic versus intramammary antibiotic therapy during dry period to control mastitis in Nili Ravi buffaloes

Introduction Mastitis is a worldwide problem of dairy production characterized by physical and chemical changes in milk. The microbiological and pathological changes in the glandular tissue of the udder alter ...
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Syed Hassan Raza
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Article published the September 8, 2017:

Fecal prevalence, serotype distribution and antimicrobial resistance of Salmonellae in dairy cattle in central Ethiopia

Background Salmonella is a diverse bacterial species comprising over 2600 serotypes [1]. Salmonella commonly colonizes a range of animal hosts such as mammals, amphibians, reptiles, birds and insects [2]. Ther...
Author/s :
Tadesse EgualeWondwossen Gebreyes
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Article published the October 14, 2016:

Improving Mastitis Treatments by Targeted Antimicrobial Therapy

Introduction Control of mastitis caused by Streptococcus agalactiae and Staphylococcus aureus has resulted in reductions in bulk tank somatic cell count (SCC) but many herds continue to struggle with treatment...
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Pamela L. Ruegg
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Article published the September 23, 2016:

Risks, Realities and Responsibilities Associated with Mastitis Treatments

Introduction Mastitis remains the most common disease of dairy cows and treatment or prevention of this disease is the most common reason that antibiotics are administered to cows (Pol and Ruegg, 2007, Saini e...
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Pamela L. Ruegg
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Article published the December 27, 2014:

Alternatives to antibiotics for farm animals

Introduction For several decades, the use of sub-therapeutic levels of antibiotics in animal feeds has been a common practice in many countries in order to improve growth performance and prevent from the adver...
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Vasileios Papatsiros
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Article published the October 18, 2014:

Influence of Ionophore Supplementation on Growth Performance, Dietary Energetics and Carcass Characteristics in Finishing Cattle during Period of Heat Stress

INTRODUCTION Supplementation of feedlot diets with either lasalocid or monensin may improve gain efficiency (Berger et al., 1981; Delfino et al., 1988). This effect has been attributed, in part, to shifts in r...
Author/s :
Alejandro Plascencia JorqueraRichard A Zinn
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Article published the June 17, 2014:

Using Feed-Grade Antibiotics for Livestock: Changes are coming

Recently, livestock producers and veterinarians have been hearing about changes coming in the way antibiotics are used in food animals. In mid-December, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final ...
Author/s :
Russ Daly, DVM, DACVPM
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Article published the November 24, 2013:

Drug Residue Déja Vu: Avoiding Residues in Milk and Cull Dairy Cows

Introduction In modern dairy cattle operations, most antimicrobials are administered for therapeutic purposes but some are used for prevention during periods of increased susceptibility. While mastitis is the ...
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Pamela L. Ruegg
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