Vaccination http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6615/more en Skipping The Basics Can Carry A Big Bottom-Line Penalty http://beefmagazine.com/blog/skipping-basics-can-carry-big-bottom-line-penalty <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">A breeding soundness exam (BSE) is a fertility exam performed on bulls by a veterinarian; ideally it&rsquo;s performed annually. It consists of three components &ndash; scrotal circumference, a physical exam, and a semen evaluation, and it typically costs between $50 and $150/bull. That&rsquo;s not an insignificant amount of money, but it pales in comparison to the lost revenue of open or late-calving cows.<o:p></o:p></span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/skipping-basics-can-carry-big-bottom-line-penalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/skipping-basics-can-carry-big-bottom-line-penalty#comments Cow-Calf Vaccination Parasites Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:33:00 +0000 72781 at http://beefmagazine.com What Will The Future Of Preconditioning Look Like? http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/what-will-future-preconditioning-look <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Hamilton Maude </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the future, preconditioning of calves will demand progress in the areas of health, accountability and transparency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/what-will-future-preconditioning-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/what-will-future-preconditioning-look#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Stocker/Backgrounders Vaccination Tips For Profit Thu, 27 Feb 2014 16:34:00 +0000 71691 at http://beefmagazine.com Veterinarian Talks Proposed Antibiotic Changes http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/veterinarian-talks-proposed-antibiotic-changes <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December proposed plans to phase out the use of “medically important” antimicrobials in food animals when used to enhance growth or improve feed efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/veterinarian-talks-proposed-antibiotic-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/veterinarian-talks-proposed-antibiotic-changes#comments Vaccination Tips For Profit Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:01:00 +0000 70831 at http://beefmagazine.com Antimicrobial Use, Resistance White Paper Released http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/antimicrobial-use-resistance-white-paper-released <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Institute for Animal Agriculture Thursday released a "Bridging the Gap between Animal Health and Human Health" symposium white paper, highlighting the complexities between antibiotic resistance and animal and human health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/antimicrobial-use-resistance-white-paper-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/antimicrobial-use-resistance-white-paper-released#comments Vaccination Tips For Profit Sun, 12 Jan 2014 21:13:00 +0000 70011 at http://beefmagazine.com Cut Pinkeye With Oxygen Therapy http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/cut-pinkeye-oxygen-therapy <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Bob Bard thinks he may have figured how to use oxygen therapy on <a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/pinkeye-leaving-its-mark-beef-herds" target="_blank">pinkeye</a> in cattle. Bard, who is a North Texas optometrist and beef producer, says when his cattle have developed <a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/0419-pinkeye-prevention-program" target="_blank">pinkeye</a> in recent years he&#39;s been spraying ozonated, distilled water into the infected eye several times over a day or two. He says usually the eye clears right up.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/cut-pinkeye-oxygen-therapy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/cut-pinkeye-oxygen-therapy#comments Vaccination Tips For Profit Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:08:00 +0000 68431 at http://beefmagazine.com Simple Steps To Up Your Cow Herd’s Profitability http://beefmagazine.com/blog/simple-steps-your-cow-herd-s-profitability <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are some other routine procedures that take very little extra time, and can help you develop a healthier, more productive and profitable cow herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/simple-steps-your-cow-herd-s-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/simple-steps-your-cow-herd-s-profitability#comments Breeding Systems Weaning Vaccination Calving Season Sustainability Tips For Profit Winter Weather Vet&#039;s Opinion Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:14:00 +0000 66962 at http://beefmagazine.com New BVD Management Tool From Elanco Animal Health http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/new-bvd-management-tool-elanco-animal-health <div class="node-body video-body">Elanco Animal Health's Viralign 6 BVD management tool: a modified live viral vaccine for BVD treatment in calves and fed cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/new-bvd-management-tool-elanco-animal-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/new-bvd-management-tool-elanco-animal-health#comments Elanco Animal Health Stocker/Backgrounders Feedlots Vaccination Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:44:00 +0000 66582 at http://beefmagazine.com Pay Attention To Animal Treatment Outcomes http://beefmagazine.com/blog/pay-attention-animal-treatment-outcomes <div class="node-body blog-body">When dealing with cattle disease, poor treatment response isn’t always due to antibiotic resistance, and switching antibiotics or getting more exotic with combinations is often not the way out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/pay-attention-animal-treatment-outcomes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/pay-attention-animal-treatment-outcomes#comments Vaccination Health Tips For Profit Vet&#039;s Opinion Mon, 30 Sep 2013 15:37:00 +0000 65102 at http://beefmagazine.com Opinion: Deadliest Drugs Are In Hospitals, Not Farms http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/opinion-deadliest-drugs-are-hospitals-not-farms <div class="field-byline"> Dan Charles for NPR’s The Salt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock farms have been the punching bag for antibiotic resistance in humans. Not so fast. A new study takes the heat off of meat producers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/opinion-deadliest-drugs-are-hospitals-not-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/opinion-deadliest-drugs-are-hospitals-not-farms#comments Vaccination Tips For Profit Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:20:00 +0000 64002 at http://beefmagazine.com Pinkeye Leaving Its Mark On Beef Herds http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/pinkeye-leaving-its-mark-beef-herds <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pinkeye is impacting the cattle industry this summer, thanks to increased rainfall, says Clint Thompson, a professor at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/pinkeye-leaving-its-mark-beef-herds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/pinkeye-leaving-its-mark-beef-herds#comments Vaccination Tips For Profit Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:00:00 +0000 62482 at http://beefmagazine.com