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WeCAHN Dairy Network 2024 Q1 Producer pager

What's new with the WeCAHN dairy network? Meeting held May 16th, 2024

i. HPAI in cattle is an evolving issue. The mainstay of treatment is supportive care. The recommendations are to apply biosecurity measures and ask your veterinarian if you have any questions. In a positive HPAI case, lactating cattle movement is stopped or limited; additional responses will vary per province.
ii. Early recognition and treatment of bacterial pneumonia is important to improve the chances of resolution.
iii. Mastitis in dry cows and heifers that produces purulent material should be investigated by your veterinarian.