Pinkeye Control Strategies to Limit Economic Losses

Pinkeye Control Strategies to Limit Economic Losses

Dan Goehl, DVM

Beef Today

The onset of summer and fly season brings thoughts of pinkeye. This disease is not only a nuisance, but can also be economically detrimental. Adding to this is the fact that it is very hard to come up with a single strategy that will prevent it from being a problem.

How can it be prevented? We can use vaccines, vitamins and minerals, antibiotics, sodium iodine, management practices to reduce vectors and irritation to the eye, and numerous other proven and unproven methods.

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