Preventive health programs for dairy cattle

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dc.contributor.author Stokka, Gerald L.
dc.contributor.author Smith, J.F.
dc.contributor.author Dunham, J.R.
dc.contributor.author Van Anne, T.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-05T21:57:41Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-05T21:57:41Z
dc.date.issued 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8748
dc.description.abstract Always consult your veterinarian when making vaccination decisions. The most common errors are failing to give booster immunizations and doing so at the incorrect time. Animal comfort is a greater determinant of production than vaccinations, and to receive the full benefits of nutrition, genetic, and management programs, cow comfort must be maximized. This does not lessen the need for balanced rations that allow the immune system to respond efficiently to vaccines. More is not necessarily better. The best vaccination program for a dairy includes vaccines for the most probable infectious pathogens possibly found in the herd. This combination is different for each production unit based on disease problems and management practices that can be identified by your herd practitioner. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Dairy Day, 1996 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 97-115-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 771 en_US
dc.subject Health en_US
dc.subject Vaccination en_US
dc.title Preventive health programs for dairy cattle en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1996 en_US
dc.citation.epage 45 en_US
dc.citation.spage 42 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jfsmith en_US

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