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Calf Pneumonia Vaccination Top Tips

Over 3 million  calves are born in the UK every year1 and over 2 million  calves in Ireland every year2, but unfortunately far too many fail to reach adulthood because of disease. The incidence rate of calf pneumonia is approximately 20%2. Calf pneumonia is the...

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What is the cost of a calf pneumonia outbreak on farm?

Calf management practices early in life have far reaching consequences for the profitability of both beef and dairy operations. Over 3 million calves are born in the UK every year1 whilst over 2 million calves are born in Ireland2, but unfortunately far too many fail...

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Do you vaccinate? Tell us your story like Tina…

In the UK, the cost of infectious respiratory diseases in young calves has been estimated at £60 million a year1. It is the most common reason for death and poor performance in calves and young, growing cattle. Calf pneumonia is the result of a complex interaction...

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What is the incidence rate of calf pneumonia in Ireland?

Over 2 million1 calves in Ireland every year, but unfortunately far too many fail to reach adulthood because of disease. The incidence rate of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) or calf pneumonia, as it is more commonly known, is approximately 20%2. Calf pneumonia is...

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