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Transdermal Banamine approved

Merck Animal Health has introduced Banamine Transdermal (flunixin transdermal solution).   Banamine Transdermal is the only US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved product for the control of pain associated with foot rot and fever associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in a food-producing animal.  It is applied as a pour-on thus obviating intravenous (IV) administration....

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Anaplasmosis in southern IL - need beef producers help

Hello all, It has been a while since I have posted anything but I have been on the road quite extensively the last two months in southern IL.  The reason I have been on the road so much is the grant that I received from the IL Beef Association.  I have had the opportunity to meet new cattlemen through out the 27 southern county region and am grateful for them allowing me to take blood s...

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Check Conformation (Especially Feet/Legs) Before Purchasing

Posted by Teresa Steckler - Health

"Spring" calving is well underway. Other than hearing reports of cows and calves with pneumonia, it has been relatively quiet thus far. So now is the time to seriously begin considering when to rebreed your cows. I am not going to discuss EPDs – others can cover that topic. Rather I want to discuss a nagging problem I see in our herds today and the problem is not endemic to any specific...

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