AgriLabs E.coli SRP 0157 Vaccine Has Safety Benefits

News Editor

The following news release has been issued by AgriLabs: AgriLabs, a longtime advocate of producer, industry and governmental efforts to strengthen U.S. food safety, is proud to announce the availability of America’s first conditionally licensed E. coli O157 vaccine for cattle. E. coli O157 is a potentially deadly bacterium that can cause intestinal upset, dehydration, and kidney failure. People with …

Animal Health, Disease, Industry News

Fort Dodge Dairy Producer Short Course

Chuck Zimmerman

Here is our next installment in a series of online Dairy Producer Short Courses from our sponsor, Fort Dodge Animal Health. Our topic this week is BVD: AVOIDING PERSISTENT INFECTION. Never had a PI in your dairy? Good to hear, says Mark van der List, DVM, Fort Dodge Animal Health senior veterinary consultant. You’ve probably never had a house fi …

Agribusiness, Disease, Fort Dodge Animal Health

Fort Dodge Dairy Producer Short Course

Chuck Zimmerman

Here is our next installment in a series of online Dairy Producer Short Courses from our sponsor, Fort Dodge Animal Health. Our topic this week is BVD Vaccination: Staying One Jump Ahead. The BVD virus taught dairy producers not to take it for granted when it killed thousands of cows in 1993. Its ability to mutate presents a challenge when …

Agribusiness, Animal Health, Disease, Fort Dodge Animal Health

Fort Dodge Dairy Producer Short Course

Chuck Zimmerman

You can find a series of Dairy Producer Short Courses from our sponsor, Fort Dodge Animal Health, online. I’m going to feature some summaries of them here for you. In this first one the topic is BRSV (Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus) which Fort Dodge calls the “stealth disease” of dairies. BRSV typically hits young calves hardest. Its microscopic lung lesions …

Animal Health, Disease, Fort Dodge Animal Health