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Characterizing Overall Response to Two-shot Vaccination for BVDV Type 2 in Angus Weanling Calves
Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports
  • Richard G. Tait, Jr., Iowa State University
  • Erika Diane Downey, Iowa State University
  • Mary Sue Mayes, Iowa State University
  • Julia Ridpath, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Dorian J. Garrick, Iowa State University
  • James M. Reecy, Iowa State University
McNay Research and Demonstration Farm
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RFR A11140
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Vaccination is a management strategy utilized to help reduce prevalence of bovine respiratory disease in feedlots. However, not all animals respond similarly to vaccinations. It is believed that an animal’s genetics control part of the ability to respond to a vaccination protocol. In order to evaluate the genetic control of a new trait such as response to vaccination, it is important to understand the non-genetic factors that affect an animal’s response to vaccination. The objective of this study was to characterize the non-genetic factors affecting overall response to a two-shot vaccination for bovine viral diarrhea virus type 2 (BVDV2) in Angus weanling calves.

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Iowa State University
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Richard G. Tait, Erika Diane Downey, Mary Sue Mayes, Julia Ridpath, et al.. "Characterizing Overall Response to Two-shot Vaccination for BVDV Type 2 in Angus Weanling Calves" (2012)
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