Protocol Drift in Dam-Level Scour Vaccine Programs Putting Calves at Risk for Scours and Draining the Pocketbook.

A leading animal health marketing research firm conducted a survey that captured the deviation level outside of vaccine label requirements. The study represented 100 dairies and 77,154 lactating cows nationwide. Results confirmed that nearly 80% of operations were noncompliant with label requirements, leaving calves unprotected and producers wasting money.