Calf Scours Management

Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator Athens County, Buckeye Hills EERA

Calf scours. Two words that even the most experienced cattleman dreads to hear during the calving season. I’ve read articles that name calf scours as the single most important cause of early calf sickness and death. It is unlikely that any single factor brings about calf scours. Likewise there is no single “silver bullet” medication or vaccination that will stop or prevent calf scours. Prevention of calf scours or minimizing the occurrence of calf scours depends upon management. Proper management depends upon understanding the Continue reading