Vaccination Programs

– William P. Shulaw DVM MS, Extension Veterinarian, Beef/Sheep, The Ohio State University (excerpted from the OSU Extension Feedlot Management Primer)

Vaccines are commonly administered to calves entering a feeding program. However, the bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC) is a perplexing syndrome that involves the interactions of a number of viruses, bacteria, and stress factors. The very number of different vaccination programs and vaccines available suggest that no one program, or possibly even any program, is highly satisfactory in preventing Continue reading