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Diseases in Beef Cattle

Good breeding,calf rearing,grassland management,winter feeding,housing and biosecurity are essential to maintaining good health in beef 亚博体育官网无法取款animals.

Young calves are particularly vulnerable to a range of diseases however careful management can prevent unnecessary losses in performance and death.Chapter 41 of the亚博体育官网无法取款Teagasc Beef Manual Diseases-of-young-calves(PDF) covers many of the key points in protecting calf health.

Some of the main diseases affecting older beef cattle are covered in Chapter 42 of the亚博体育官网无法取款Teagasc Beef Manual Significant-diseases-of-beef-cattle(PDF) including their causes,how to recognise them,how to prevent them and what to do if they do occur.