There are Challenges to Keeping Feedlot Calves Healthy
Heather Smith Thomas
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.