ANEQ 531 - Applied Bovine Respiratory Disease Management

  • 1 credit
  • Online

Bovine respiratory disease complex (BRD) is one of the largest causes of cattle losses in the beef and dairy industries. In the beef industry, BRD is responsible for adding over a billion dollars in annual costs. Successful reduction in BRD incidence would improve industry profitability and animal welfare. This course is designed to increase understanding of the complexities of BRD, including material on disease mechanisms, identification and scoring techniques, managerial approaches to control, and genetic influences on susceptibility to BRD.

Written consent of instructor. Offered as an online course only. This is a partial semester course. Senior standing. Credit not allowed for both ANEQ 531 and ANEQ 580A1 (Applied Bovine Respiratory Disease Management)

Prerequisite

ANEQ 313 (Prevention and Control of Livestock Diseases) or ANEQ 346 (Equine Disease Management) or.

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