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Preventing Wrecks Caused by Infectious Disease: New Video

There’s no question – the introduction, re-occurrence or spread of cattle diseases can be absolutely devastating to your herd and surrounding animals. Everyday risk management goes a long way to protect cattle. Although “biosecurity” is not a term we often use in the beef industry, implementing the principles certainly reduces the risk of infectious disease, which saves costs and prevents losses.

The latest video in the Beef Research School series, featuring Dr. John Campbell from the University of Saskatchewan and Dave Zehnder, a cow-calf producer from Invermere, BC, explains how biosecurity applies to beef cattle production, and offers straight-forward tips to cattlemen on how to lessen the risk of infectious disease in their herds.

See the video here.

Stay tuned for more episodes of the Beef Research School, which will soon cover topics like rangeland and riparian area health assessments and restoration. Past episodes covered manure management, e-beam irradiation of beef trim, and planning pastures for grazing and hay. More information on the Beef Research School.

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On-farm biosecurity protects cattle health: producer manual now available
BCRC Blog – April 30, 2013

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