October 14, 2020
Information for this article was written by Rachel Endecott, previous MSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist. Successful vaccination depends on three critical factors: an effective vaccine, a functioning immune system, and administration of the vaccine before exposure to the disease.
Some tips for effective vaccination include:
• Read and follow label directions. If you are unsure, consult your veterinarian or call the vaccine company directly before using the product.
• Sterilize equipment between uses. Modified live vaccines (MLV) are sensitive to disinfectants, so do not use chemical...