Getting a head start on BRD education can make all the difference for your farm. But what exactly should you look for?
Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) is one of the most common disease problems that affect cattle. Many factors that induce stress in cattle can contribute to BRD, including, but certainly not limited to, the stresses of shipping and comingling. It impacts all areas of an operation—productivity, resources and profit. Learn what to look for, steps for prevention and possible treatment options.
Below you’ll find information about diagnosis, treatment, and preventing BRD.
Early recognition of the clinical signs of BRD is important in reducing the impact of disease on the animal. Clinical signs that may be seen include depression, reduced intake and respiratory signs such as coughing, nasal discharge and difficulty breathing.Learn More
Consultation with your veterinarian should be the first step in determining the appropriate medication for the sick cattle. Early intervention is critical for improving treatment success.Learn More
Stop BRD in its tracks before it even reaches your operation. Identify what preventative measures work best, and how to ensure the highest rate of success through proper vaccination, timing and decisive action.Learn More
Take the Micotil Training Course today and learn the ins and outs of how Micotil is an effective treatment for BRD, including safety, handling and administration. Once you complete the course, you will become certified in purchasing and administering Micotil.Start Now
Micotil® (tilmicosin injection) is indicated for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) associated with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida and Histophilus sommi, and for the control of respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD associated with Mannheimia haemolytica.
Before using this product, it is important to read the entire product insert, including the boxed human warning. Caution: Federal (USA) law restricts this drug to use by or on the order of a licensed veterinarian. Not for human use. Injection of this drug in humans has been associated with fatalities. Keep out of reach of children. Do not use in automatically powered syringes. Exercise extreme caution to avoid accidental self-injection. In case of human injection, consult a physician immediately and apply ice or cold pack to injection site while avoiding direct contact with skin. Avoid contact with eyes. Always use proper drug handling procedures to avoid accidental self-injection. Consult your veterinarian on the safe handling and use of all injectable products prior to administration. For use in cattle or sheep only. Inject subcutaneously. Injection of this antibiotic has shown to be fatal in swine and non-human primates, and may be fatal in horses and goats. Do not use in female dairy cattle 20 months of age or older. Use in lactating dairy cattle may cause milk residues. The following adverse reactions have been reported in cattle: injection site swelling and inflammation, lameness, collapse, anaphylaxis/anaphylactoid reactions, decreased food and water consumption, and death. Micotil has a pre-slaughter withdrawal time of 42 days.