The key to keeping pink eye’s impact at bay is prevention and management

Prevention and management are key to limiting losses associated with one of the cattle industry’s most common diseases— pink eye.

Signs To Look For:

  • Runny and Squinty Eyes
  • Ulcers
  • Disfigurations

The infection can go from mild to severe in a matter of days.
However, Extension Livestock Veterinarians say that there are ways to help.

Those include:

  • Personalized programs that use farm-specific bacteria to lessen outbreaks
  • Using antibiotic therapy
  • Fly Control
  • Cloth Patches

Pink eye can be costly, causing reduced weight, decreased milk production, and de-valuation of sale animals.

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