Coccidiosis Put Profits On Ice

Coccidiosis Put Profits On Ice

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Weaning stress; cold, changing weather; and tight quarters leave the door wide open for the opportunistic, pound-robbing coccidia protozoa.

“Severe outbreaks of coccidiosis are common around weaning and shortly after very cold weather, which can lead to increased death loss, decreased growth rate and poor feed conversion,” says Dr. Joe Dedrickson, associate director, Merial Veterinary Services.

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