Prevent Economic Losses From H. Somni

Farm Journal’s Bovine Veterinarian spoke with Dr. Douglas Wagner, DVM, senior technical services veterinarian at Newport Laboratories, Inc., at the 2019 American Association of Bovine Practitioners Conference.

Dr. Wagner discussed the impact Histophilus somni, a major contributor to bovine respiratory disease, has on cattle operations. While this frequently acute, often fatal, septicemic disease can be difficult to diagnose and control, identification and prevention are possible with the right tools. 

Hear from Dr. Wagner on why H. somni is so hard to manage and how veterinarians can help their clients reduce economic losses while fighting this pathogen.

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