Protocols essential for BVD prevention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bovine viral diarrhea may be to blame when cattle do not thrive or seem to have a mysterious illness. Some farms are diligent with testing, vaccination and biosecurity, but others are less proactive. That was the opinion of a group of producers, animal scientists and veterinarians attending a BVD symposium held […] Read more

Impact of BVD can linger if undetected in carrier

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bovine viral diarrhea lurks wherever cattle are raised. This mutating virus presents diverse clinical symptoms, and control is elusive, said scientists during an April 7 BVD symposium in Kansas City, Missouri. Producers may not see diarrhea among calves, but poor growth and respiratory and reproduction problems are common among the infected. […] Read more