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Ways to reduce incidence of navel ill

You need to pay close attention to this costly problem and take steps to reduce it

Reading Time: 4 minutes Much has been written about omphalophlebitis — inflammation of the umbilical veins also known as navel ill — in calves. The bovine species appears to be fairly susceptible to developing infection, with the incidence increasing when calves are born into wet or damp conditions and in close confinement. With more producers calving later — many […] Read more