Animal Health

The Evolution of Metaphylaxis

Sep 26, 2019 by John Maday
Cattle feeders first began using mass treatments for newly arrived calves back in the 1970s, as a means of controlling outbreaks of respiratory disease or “shipping fever.”

How Metaphylaxis Controls Disease

Sep 25, 2019 by John Maday
Numerous controlled and blinded trials have shown that in high-risk calves arriving at feedlots or stocker operations, mass treatment with an antibiotic significantly reduces BRD sick pulls and mortality.