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Can Diagnostics Improve Metaphylaxis?

Sep 27, 2019 by John Maday
When loads of stressed, high-risk calves arrive at the feedlot, it often makes economic sense to treat them all with antibiotics to prevent an almost-inevitable outbreak of bovine respiratory disease (BRD).

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.

CSU Honors George Seidel

Sep 23, 2019 by John Maday
George Seidel probably needs a bigger display case. He’s accumulated a long list industry awards and academic honors, padded last week with Colorado State University’s 2019 Livestock Leader Award.

Strength in Community

Sep 19, 2019 by John Maday
​​​​​​​We’ve all seen the headlines over the years, and some very recent, about professional dissatisfaction and burnout among veterinarians.