Category Archives: Animal Health Solutions

PRODUCT REVIEW: Nasalgen 3

Dr. Vicky Lauer is a member of our Professional Services Team Bovilis Nasalgen 3 is one of the latest vaccines on the market, released by Merck earlier this spring. It is labeled for use in cattle seven days of age … Continue reading

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Product Review: Bovilis Nasalgen 3

Bovilis Nasalgen 3 is one of the latest vaccines on the market, released by Merck earlier this spring. It is labeled for use in cattle seven days of age and older, but studies have shown it safe for newborn calves … Continue reading

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Injectable Pinkeye Treatments

Written by Dr. Jim Heier, Professional Services Veterinarian at Armor Animal Health Pinkeye season is upon us. Pinkeye disease in cattle is defined as infection of the eye area especially the tears and eyeball itself. Pinkeye can start simply as … Continue reading

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Water Quality

Written by Dr. Angela Garavet, Professional Services Veterinarian at ANIMART Water is the most important nutrient we can give our cattle yet; it is often overlooked. Dairy cows drink on average 30-50 gallons of water a day and produce 1 … Continue reading

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Dehorning Methods

Written by Dr. Armon Hetzel, ANIMART Professional Services Veterinarian Calves experience the least amount of stress when dehorned before they are two weeks old. For young calves, two dehorning methods can be used. Dehorning with Paste Restrain the animal, clip … Continue reading

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Scours Identification and Prevention

by: Megan Miller, Professional Services Veterinarian, ANIMART Scours is the primary cause of calf death before weaning. It can be a devastating disease infecting many animals, resulting in expensive treatments and negatively impacting the animal’s long-term health and performance. Signs … Continue reading

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Placing an IV Catheter

Written by Dr. Vicky Lauer, ANIMART Professional Services Veterinarian IV fluids are the fastest and most effective way to reverse severe dehydration in a calf, and an IV catheter allows for extended fluid therapy.   Procedure Lay the calf down … Continue reading

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Deworming for a Healthy Herd

Written by Dr. Vicky Lauer, Professional Services Veterinarian at ANIMART Frequent rains this spring and summer have led to lush, fertile pastures. Grass isn’t the only thing that has flourished with the timely rains though. Parasites reproduce more rapidly in … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget about Your Cow’s Feet During Summer’s Heat

Written by Dr. Larry Judge, Professional Services Veterinarian at ANIMART A good hoof maintenance schedule is one of the most important contributors to a successful dairy operation. Foot health has a direct impact on milk production, and ignoring lameness in … Continue reading

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The Importance of Clean Colostrum

Written by Dr. Vicky Lauer, Professional Services Veterinarian at ANIMART Humans are at a considerable advantage when they enter the world. Babies receive antibodies through the placenta before birth, which neutralize harmful bacteria and viruses and provide immediate protection. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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