Oxidative Stress : Its Effect on Calves and Weanlings
It has been well documented that the new born calf’s mineral status and antioxidant capacity is highly correlated with the maternal source. Significant mineral transfer in the last trimester leads to liver levels which are typically higher than the dam’s levels at birth.
A non-antibiotic, halofuginone based cryptosporidiostatic medicine with an innovative dosing pump
New Kriptazen® - a clever twist in the fight against Cryptosporidiosis
Virbac is pleased to announce the launch of Kriptazen®, a non-antibiotic, halofuginone based cryptosporidiostatic medicine licensed for newborn calves, to prevent or reduce diarrhoea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum.
Oxidative Stress : Its Effect on Cattle and the Role of Trace Minerals
Reactive Oxygen Species or Free Radicals are constantly formed during normal aerobic cellular metabolism. Free radicals are unstable and highly reactive oxidants that can remove an electron from another compound leaving it oxidised.
Trace Minerals and Vaccination
Trace minerals have long been reported to be important for optimal immune function in livestock1.Trace minerals are essential for livestock to mount an immune response to a vaccine and thus derive protection.