a three year comparison of acute respiratory disease, shrink and weight gain in preconditioned and non-preconditioned illinois beef calves sold at the same auction and mixed in a feedlot.during 1969 to 1971, 78 preconditioned (pc) and 79 non-preconditioned (npc) beef calves were purchased at the same auction and mixed in a feedlot. preconditioned calves were weaned 30 days before the sale, used to drinking from a tank, and vaccinated against blackleg, malignant edema, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (ibr), parainfluenza-3 (pi3) and bovine virus diarrhea (bvd) in 1970 and 1971, and pasteurella hemolytica and multocida in 1971. all vaccinations were completed two to three weeks ...19734355470
hatch rd: investigation of four outbreaks of acute respiratory disease in swine and isolation of swine influenza virus. 19685748459
outbreak of avian cholera on the wintering grounds of the mississippi valley canada goose flock.avian cholera is reported for the first time in canada geese, branta canadensis, of the mississippi valley population. the disease was detected in weekly surveillance transects and was responsible for the loss of about 850 geese during the winter of 1978-1979 at localized areas in southern illinois. necropsies performed on 480 geese that died at union county conservation area and on 133 birds at horseshoe lake conservation area during january and february 1979 revealed that the majority of losse ...19836887448
an outbreak of duck viral enteritis (duck plague) in domestic muscovy ducks (cairina moschata domesticus) in viral enteritis (dve) was diagnosed in an outbreak of the disease in a resident population of muscovy ducks (cairina moschata domesticus) on a privately owned multispecies game bird production facility in illinois, where it claimed 625 ducks. this disease condition had not been reported previously in domestic ducks in illinois. although other varieties and age groups of domestic waterfowl (i.e., black ducks, rhumen ducks, pekin ducks, ducklings, and geese) were present on the game bird farm ...200111417839
prevalence of coccidia and gastrointestinal nematodes in beef cattle in illinois and their relation to shipping fever. 196414156991
a three year field study of preconditioning native illinois beef calves sold through a cooperative marketing association--1969 to 1971.during the fall of 1969, 1970 and 1971, central illinois practitioners preconditioned (pc) 1,576 beef calves at a cost range of $3.02 to $4.72. the pc program included weaning calves 30 days before sale, having calves eating grain from a bunk and drinking from a tank, vaccinated against blackleg, malignant edema, infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (ibr) and bovine parainfluenza virus (pi3). calves were tagged in the right ear with the green certified preconditioned for health (cph) tag of the ame ...19734270429
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