Scour is a clinical sign of a problem, not a disease. The root problem can be varied but one thing that is consistent is the negative effect that scour can have on calves and lambs, not just now but into the future.
Scour in Calves
From the immediate issues of increased death rates and reduced weight gain to the negative impact on long-term reproductive performance, scour is a problem with lasting consequences.
It is the dehydration and acidosis that scour causes that kills, so replacing fluid and electrolytes is key to supporting scouring animals.
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