Rethinking vaccinating at receiving – Progressive Cattleman

Rethinking vaccinating at receiving – Progressive Cattleman

Melissa Beck

Progressive Cattleman

Recent research is questioning a protocol that has gone unquestioned in the feedlot for decades. Find out what stress has to do with MLV vaccine response in cattle and why. Calves, fresh off the truck, are hardly what you’d call “fresh” in appearance. They walk the fences or stand hunkered-up and gaunt, are unfamiliar with their feed, water and surroundings, and are stressed.

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