Reproductive diseases can cause significant economic losses.
Despite the time, energy and money you invest in your reproductive program, early embryonic death, abortions, stillbirths and infertility can squander it all. Unless your herd is protected with a herd health program that includes protection from Lepto hardjo-bovis and other reproductive diseases, your reproductive program and your bottom line could be at risk.
Reproductive diseases can have detrimental effects.
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Learn more about Lepto hardjo-bovis
- Cows can become directly infected by another animal, or indirectly infected from the environment
- Infection can lead to infertility, embryonic death, abortion, stillbirths, delayed breeding5, 6
- Bacteria can be shed in the urine
- Exposure to infected urine helps spread the disease to other cattle, especially if urine contaminates water sources
Learn more about IBR virus
- Infects the respiratory and reproductive systems
- Dormant infections can be reactivated by stress7
- Virus can invade the placenta, killing the fetus7
Learn more about BVD virus
- Persistently infected bulls can infect cows
- May result in fetal resorption, abortion, stillbirth or live birth
- Calves born with BVD virus are persistently infected their entire lives, potentially shedding the virus and exposing other cattle4