The key to preventing outbreaks is minimizing heavy fecal contamination of the environment. Corrals, pens, small pastures used year after year with cattle confined for calving, breeding, weaning, etc., are high-risk environments for cattle disease. It helps to keep cattle spread out. “Many producers confine cattle for calving to allow monitoring. Even if they move pairs out of the maternity trap into a larger pasture when calves are a few days old, the young calves have already picked ...

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