Month: August 2013

Selenium Effects on Glutathione Peroxidase and the Immune Response of Stressed Calves Challenged with Pasteurella Hemolytica

Author: Written by Stabel, J. Reffett, J. W. Spears, T. T. Brown, Jr., and J. Brake Journal: Journal of Animal Science: 1989 67: 557-564. Abstract: The present study was conducted to determine whether a marginal Se deficiency affects health, blood

Serum copper, zinc, calcium and phosphorus concentrations of calves stressed by bovine respiratory disease and infectious bovine rhinotracheitis

Author: Written by Orr, C. L., D. P. Hutcheson, R. B. Grainger, J. M. Cummins, and R. E. Mock Journal: J Anim Sci 1990 68: 2893-2900 Abstract: Texas A&M Agricultural Experiment Station, Amarillo 79106. The relationship between serum minerals and

Performance and health of weanling bulls after butorphanol and xylazine administration at castration

Author: Written by Faulkner, D. B., T. Eurell, W. J. Tranquilli, R. S. Ott, M. W. Ohl, G. F. Cmarik and G. Zinn Journal: Journal of Animal Science 1992 70: 2970-2974 Abstract: A total of 268 crossbred, 6- to 9-mo-old,

Supplemental chromium for stressed and growing feeder calves

Author: Written by Chang, X. and D. N. Mowat Journal: J Anim Sci 1992 70: 559-565 Abstract: The effects of supplemental chromium (Cr) from high-Cr yeast were investigated with steer calves fed corn silage diets. One hundred eightCharolais-crossed calves, weighing

Effect of level of supplemental chromium on performance, serum constituents, and immune status of stressed feeder calves

Author: Written by Moonsie-Shageer, S and D. N. Mowat Journal: Journal of Animal Science: 1993 71: 232-238. Abstract: The effects of level of supplemental Cr from high-Cr yeast on performance, blood chemistry profile, morbidity, and immune status were investigated using

Recovery rate and plasma zinc and copper concentrations of steer calves fed organic and inorganic zinc and manganese sources with or without injectable copper and challenged with infectious bovine rhinotracheitis virus

Author: Written by Chirase, N. K., D. P. Hutcheson, G. B. Thompson, and J. W. Spears Journal: J Anim Sci 1994 72: 212-219 Abstract: Two experiments were conducted using feeder calves in a randomized block design to determine the effects

Impact of disease on feedlot performance: a review

Author: Written by Smith, R. A. Journal: Journal of Animal Science: 1998 76: 272-274. Abstract: Morbidity and mortality of feedlot cattle have a variety of causes. Compared to respiratory disease, metabolic and digestive disorders generally are less prevalent and occur

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Statement: Welfare Effects to United Kingdom Cattle

Author: Written by Andrews, Anthony H Journal: Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, Volume 1, Issue 4, 1998 Abstract: Although measures to control Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) had been in force in the United Kingdom (UK) for many years and

Physiological changes and digestive capabilities of newly received feedlot cattle

Author: Written by Loerch, S. C. and F. L. Fluharty Journal: Journal of Animal Science: 1999 77: 1113-1119 Abstract: Newly arrived feedlot calves undergo numerous stressors that result in 1) transient endocrine responses, 2) altered products of energy and protein

Health of finishing steers: effects on performance, carcass traits, and meat tenderness

Author: Written by Gardner, B. A., H. G. Dolezal, L. K. Bryant, F. N. Owens, and R. A. Smith Journal: Journal of Animal Science: 1999 77: 3168-3175. Abstract: The impact of respiratory disease during a 150-d feedlot finishing period on