Click here to view as a pdf: Managing Winter Dysentery In The Dairy Herd
By Teresa Marker, B.S.
The winter season is upon us! One of the most common health challenges facing dairy herds as the colder temperature sets in is Winter Dysentery. This article will explain the disease, describe the telltale signs to watch for in your herd, explain how the diagnosis is made and discuss supportive therapy options that are available to limit its negative effects on health and production.