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Is the Old Refrigerator at Your Cowpens or Barn Reducing the Effectiveness of Your Vaccines?

Gant Mourer, Beef Value Enhancement Specialist Oklahoma State University Respiratory disease in cattle, also known as BRD, shipping fever or pneumonia may cost the U.S. cattle industry over $ 2 billion annually (Powell 2013). Management techniques can offset much of this cost, and having a good vaccination program can maintain the health of a calf …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/16/is-the-old-refrigerator-at-your-cowpens-or-barn-reducing-the-effectiveness-of-your-vaccines/

Top Reasons Cattle Vaccines Fail

There are several variables in the vaccination equation:  the people, the animals, and the vaccine.  All these variables work together to create immunity to diseases in our livestock.  With so many variables, things can sometimes go wrong and the animal fails to develop the desired immune response.  Put another way; the animal can get sick …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/02/14/top-reasons-cattle-vaccines-fail/