Monitoring helps keep cow herds trich free

Reproductive health crucial to success of any operation, and signs of trich should be monitored year-round for best results.

Reproductive health complications can be devastating to cow/calf producers’ herds and their bottom lines. Trichomoniasis, commonly known as trich, can deal some significant blows.

Trich is a costly sexually transmitted disease that can infect an entire herd within a short span of time. Reports from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service indicate that trich can potentially reduce a producer’s yearly calf crop by more than 50%.

“There are many reproductive pathogens that c

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