REVIEWS & ARTICLES BY BI PREVENTIONWORKS
Partner dry-off with practices for healthy cows and a healthy bottom line By: 10/22/2012 @ 3:24pm

Take every opportunity to prepare cows for the challenges they face.You don’t have time to waste, so why not make your dry-off protocol as efficient as possible? Professional Services Veterinarian Dr. Linda…

Fall Parasite Control Helps Make the Most of Short Forage By: 10/22/2012 @ 3:20pm

Parasite control plays key role in making sure cattle get the most out of available feed resourcesSt. Joseph, MO, Oct. 9, 2012 — Despite dry pasture conditions across the United States, internal and external…

Keep Your Herd Healthy Longer By: 10/22/2012 @ 3:14pm

Is your vaccine working overtime to keep your cow herd safe against reproductive diseases?When choosing a vaccine to protect against reproductive diseases, remember that not all vaccines are created equal…

Developing a BVD control plan to protect your herd By: 10/22/2012 @ 3:06pm

Knowing the status of your herd and controlling exposure is key to eliminating BVD on your operationBoth beef and dairy producers have been working towards eliminating bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) for many…

Choose the Right Mastitis Treatment By: 10/22/2012 @ 2:57pm

Individual cow care is an important component to determining treatment options.Clinical cases of mastitis are a drain on the bottom line in dairy operations. But dairy producers shouldn’t be quick to treat…

Protecting your herd from disease takes more than just the vaccination By: 10/22/2012 @ 2:53pm

Correct handling and administration are key to maintaining vaccination effectiveness.St. Joseph, Missouri, August 16, 2012 — As beef producers move into the fall working season, it is important to keep in…

Preconditioning Strategies For Drought-Stricken Areas By: 08/23/2012 @ 3:58pm

The U.S. Drought Monitor continues to show the spread of severe and extreme drought into larger areas of cow-calf country. Producers are seeing the effects of more heat, reduced forage quality and dwindling…

Don’t Forget the Bulls By: 08/22/2012 @ 11:00pm

It’s easy to forget about the bulls when you are a cow-calf producer. Usually, they are only actively working a few months each year, so it's tempting to put their health needs on the back burner…

Protecting your herd from disease takes more than just the vaccination By: 08/22/2012 @ 11:00pm

Correct handling and administration are key to maintaining vaccination effectiveness.As beef producers move into the fall working season, it is important to keep in mind management practices to protect against…

Sound Herd Health Impacts the Bottom Line By: 08/22/2012 @ 11:00pm

Disease prevention is good for the pocketbook and the health of your herd.Cattle producers are no strangers to price volatility. Between drought and disease concerns cow/calf producers have run the gamut. But…

Prevention Works is the logical approach to herd health By: 08/02/2012 @ 11:00pm

With 98 percent of Americans at least two generations removed from production agriculture, it is no wonder consumer misconceptions of the agriculture industry are spreading quickly. This distance has also…

Stopping Summer Pneumonia By: 06/15/2012 @ 1:07pm

Dr. Jerry Woodruff, Professional Services Veterinarian at Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., discusses how producers can face the challenge of an increasingly common ailment, summer pneumonia.<iframe…

Restocking the Cow Herd in Drought Areas By: 05/24/2012 @ 9:39am

Producers should be aware of disease challenges when bringing in cattleThe extended drought in the southern Plains and Southwest throughout 2010 and 2011 forced the dispersion of numerous cow herds. As spring…

Don’t Forget the Bulls By: 05/16/2012 @ 11:00pm

Developing a health protocol for bulls critical for herd successIt’s easy to forget about the bulls when you are a cow-calf producer. Usually, they are only actively working a few months each year, so…

New Calves and Green Grass: That's Not All Spring is About By: 04/26/2012 @ 3:27pm

Pre-breeding vaccinations are a critical step this spring to prevent reproductive disease from hurting next year’s profits.Cattle producers look forward to spring with arrival of a new calf crop, warmer…

Express® FP provides more modified-live protection for pregnant cows By: 04/03/2012 @ 11:00pm

Safe, effective and expanded protection unveiled by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.’s Express FP vaccine line. April 2, 2012, St. Joseph, MO — The health of an unborn calf should never be gambled on…

Proper Timing of Vaccinations to Help Develop the Best Immunity By: 03/29/2012 @ 11:00pm

Vaccination is one of the most important methods of protecting against infections and disease in a herd. Vaccinations reduce the occurrence of disease outbreaks and the severity of disease in a herd…

Are you at risk for trich? A trichomoniasis self-assessment By: 03/14/2012 @ 4:40pm

Do you feel like you’re in the dark on whether your herd could be at risk for the devastating reproductive disease trichomoniasis? If you do, fear no more; take our self-assessment to identify if you are…

Why doesn’t my dewormer work? By: 03/13/2012 @ 11:00pm

Why doesn’t my dewormer work? Before you quit deworming your herd, understand how parasite control products work and how one active ingredient is in a class of its own. It’s easy to question the need…

Protect your cows (and your pocketbook) from trichomoniasis By: 03/13/2012 @ 11:00pm

Protect your cows (and your pocketbook) from trichomoniasis You can’t afford the cost of a trich outbreak in your herd. It’s time to stop ignoring the problem and prevent the spread. Here’s…

Ask your veterinarian if you’re at risk for trichomoniasis By: 03/13/2012 @ 11:00pm

Ask your veterinarian if you’re at risk for trichomoniasis  Open cows and transmittable diseases are two phrases no cattleman wants to hear. But unfortunately, the spread of a lingering disease known…

Reducing Calf Stress at Weaning By: 03/11/2012 @ 11:00pm

Cattle experience a variety of stressors throughout their life that can hinder their overall productivity. Combining good management practices with a solid vaccination program creates a preconditioning plan…

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