Cattle are susceptible to internal parasite infections like lungworms and gastrointestinal roundworms. To keep them safe from such infections, healthy and in good spirit, here're the things that you need to know about your cattle health problems and treatments.
<p>What You Need To Know
About Cattle Health?
Keeping your bovine companions healthy and in good spirits is essential for high
milk yields or average daily milk production. Cattle are susceptible to internal
parasite infections like lungworms and gastrointestinal roundworms. Parasites
can take a toll on proper anatomical functioning of the animals. This can lead to
reduced immunity, reduced weight and appearance of diseases like anemia.
Timely monitoring and effective deworming medicines are essential to
counteract worm infestation and arrest lower reproductive performance.
Effects of worm infestation
Cattle tends to be in a weak condition. They become rickety thin and their
coat becomes unhealthy and dull.
The intestinal worms wreak havoc on the animal's intestines and feed off it.
As the cattle doesn't get proper nutrition, its milk producing ability goes for a
The intestinal parasites including ticks and worms suck the cattle's blood and
Best time for deworming
Treatment should be done before the summer burnout to have the cattle free
of adult stomach worms and larvae as they enter grazing months.
Calves who have just entered two months should be treated using deworming
medicine since they are more susceptible to parasites.
Treatment after summer will lead to loss of appetite due to worm infestation.
Benefits of deworming
Cattle pick up parasites while grazing. Since they do not have any natural
resistance against parasites, their guts get contaminated with worm eggs.
Deworming at the right time will improve their performance and weight gain.
Deworming upon feedlot arrival can effectively rid cattle of parasites and
reverse detrimental effects of high worm burdens during the early grazing