Internal parasites limit cattle feed intake, daily gains

Internal parasites limit cattle feed intake, daily gains

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“The infestation of brown stomach worm and other internal parasites can suppress appetite and reduce feed intake, resulting in disappointing average daily gains and weaning weights. It can also lead to problems with reproduction in cows and heifers,” said Dr. Joe Gillespie with Boehringer Ingelheim. “Controlling these parasites is a proven practice to improve performance in all stages of cattle production while also giving you a significant return on investment.”

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