A new system that allows cowboys to evaluate lung disease severity for more accurate diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease (BRD), may both aid in the early treatment of the disease and help reduce antibiotic use.
Modified live vaccines can be effective in building immunity in cattle, because they stimulate an immune response to a variation of disease-causing organisms. But those live organisms can be touchy and temperamental.
Dr. Wallace "Bruce" Wren, DVM, passed away May 20, 2020. A 1958 graduate of Kansas State University's school of veterinary medicine, Wren spent 60 years advancing bovine medicine and mentoring many young veterinarians.