There are Challenges to Keeping Feedlot Calves Healthy

There are Challenges to Keeping Feedlot Calves Healthy

Heather Smith Thomas

Cattle Today

It’s harder today to keep calves healthy after they leave the ranch and enter a feedlot. Dr. Eugene Janzen (Assistant Dean, Clinical Practice, Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary) says there has been a lot of research in the past decades looking at pharmaceutics—vaccines and antibiotics. “The focus is often on demonstrating that one product works better than another,” he says.

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