Filling in the Gaps with Custom-Made Vaccines
There are economic costs associated with some key bovine diseases. Some examples include:
- Bovine Respiratory Disease - accounts for 65-80% of the morbidity and 45-75% of the mortality in some feedlots.1
- Pinkeye - shown to reduce weaning weight in calves by 17 lbs. when one eye was affected and up to a 65 lb. loss when both eyes were affected.2
View the piece below to learn more about using custom-made vaccines to help protect your herd.
1Wren, Geni. "The Economic Cost of Feedlot BRD." Drovers, Drovers, 24 Oct. 2017, www.drovers.com/article/economic-cost-feedlot-brd.
2Clarke, Ron. "The Full Cost of Pink Eye in Cattle." Canadian Cattlemen, Canadian Cattlemen The Beef Magazine, 29 Apr. 2015, www.canadiancattlemen.ca/2014/11/07/the-full-cost-of-pink-eye-in-cattle/.