Managing bovine pinkeye in beef calves
AuthorLisle W. George
Author AffiliationsLisle W. George, DVM, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis.
Hilgardia 44(2):11-12. DOI:10.3733/ca.v044n02p11. March 1990.
Two field studies showed that a widespread pinkeye epidemic in a herd can be effectively treated with injections of long-acting oxytetracycline, followed by feeding the antibiotic in the ration. When the disease is less prevalent, injecting affected animals with penicillin or oxytetracycline is effective.
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