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.
Minnesota producers are considering a new PRRS/PED proposal that will help them learn more about both diseases. It would be a voluntary program in cooperation with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
Weather plays a key role in feedyard health and performance, seasonally and from year-to-year. A significant portion of that variation, however, relates to changes in management and marketing trends, which are influenc