Category: Cattle

Listeriosis in Sheep, Goats, Camelids, and Cattle

What is Listeriosis? Each year, particularly during late fall and winter, we see cases of acute listeriosis in sheep, goats, camelids, and cattle. Listeriosis is caused by a bacteria known as listeria monocytogenes. Listeriosis in animals typically presents in one of two forms: abortions or acute encephalitis. It also has the potential to cause sepsis. […]

Raising Pre-Weaned Calves

Raising Pre-Weaned Calves Adapted from Dr. Sheila McGuirk’s 5Cs of calf raising Colostrum • Calves need 1 gallon (4 quarts) of fresh, clean colostrum within 6 hours of birth. • If the dam’s colostrum is not available, a colostrum REPLACER can be used. A replacer with at least 100g IgG is the minimum recommended. 150-200g IgG […]

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