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HERD HEALTH

Find information about mastitis, transition cows, vaccination protocols, working with your veterinarian, hoof care and hoof trimming.

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When making the decision to use a modified-live vaccine (MLV) or a killed vaccine specifically for infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) and bovine viral diarrhea (BVD), it’s important to balance risk with achieving the greatest benefit from a vaccination protocol.

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Having an effective safety program is essential. It helps protect your employees, lowers your costs and increases your profitability.

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Pop quiz: VCPR stands for:

a. Very Cute Placenta Removed
b. Vixen, Comet, Prancer, Reindeer
c. Very Complicated Public Relations
d. Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship

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Every dairy herd experiences lameness to one degree or another. The difference between a good healthy hoof and chronic problems is sometimes less than one thinks.

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Lameness and hoof care issues on a dairy farm drastically impact day-to-day cow comfort and can, therefore, cause significant losses in a herd’s productivity and profitability.

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I’m sure you’ve run into lameness challenges in the past – or perhaps you’re currently facing some challenges?

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