Stacking treatments won't whip BRD
Because BRD is such a tough customer, a majority of feedlots, and perhaps stocker operators and backgrounders, in recent years have been trying ancillary treatments alongside antimicrobial therapy in an attempt to improve treatment response, reports Beef Producer.
However, a recent study by animal scientist Blake Wilson and others at Oklahoma State University showed no significant health improvements from adding secondary, or ancillary, treatments to basic BRD antimicrobial therapy in feedlots. This was a rare study with large numbers of cattle.
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