Archive Article: 2001/10/05

5 October 2001

Cattle pneumonia prevention advice

Prevention is better than cure. Old advice but nonetheless valuable when it comes to tackling diseases such as cattle pneumonia.

Caused by a variety of organisms, pneumonia is almost impossible to prevent. But there is still much that can be done to ease the problem on many units, according to expert advice.

As with many animal health problems, the number of vaccines and medicines has increased. A vet will help you select the right treatment but dont forget to ask for advice on prevention. For many producers that may prove to be the most cost-effective option of all.

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