All information about animal health: Health manual
Animal health is for the cattle breeder an important theme. Firstly from economic perspective, but also because you want the best for your calves.
Animal health reliant of different factors
Food, hygiene and good ventilation in the stable. It all contributes to animal health and the prevention of calves’ illnesses. At Alpuro Breeding you can find all the products you need for a successful stock rearing and an optimal animal health. From calf milk replacer with extra sour for the blocking of bacteria growth, to calf hutches with a lift system in order that you can clean the calf hutches easily.
But sometimes you have to help the health of your animals a little bit. In this online health manual of Alpuro Breeding are a lot of common disorders that can occur at calves. Next to that you can find information about our additional products like several vitamin boosters. We also have calf milk replacer with certain properties to improve the animal health of your calves.
For more information about animal health and our additional products you can contact us. At Alpuro Breeding you can not only come for qualitative high performance products, but also for expert advice and an effective treatment plan when there are disorders.
Bovine Virus Diarrhoea (BVD) is a viral disorder which at calves mainly respiratory disease, that is airway problems, causes.More
Laryngeal diphtheria is a local appearing inflammation in the mucosa of the larynx caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum.More
IBR is an acute viral disease, which affects in particular the front air ways.More
Pasteurella bacteria can cause an acute respiratory infection in calves, where by the lungs and chest membranes are affected.More
Influenza is a viral infection which mainly affects the airways in young bovine animals.More
Respiratory disease or also called lung problems in calves are caused by a complex of factors, also known as calf flu. Both external factors (stable climate) as micro-organisms (viruses and bacteria) play a role in this.More
Sometimes, calves have crooked front legs at birth. We often see this at the slightly heavier calves.More
Anaemia is a condition in which too little blood pigment substance (haemoglobin = Hb) is in the blood.More
Rota-Corona virus infection is an intestinal infection that by young calves (+/-7 to 21 days) causes diarrhoea. See also under diarrhoea.More
Clostridium is a complex of symptoms that especially at calves is caused by toxins of Clostridium perfringens type A, which under certain circumstances can increase massively in the intestines.More
Coccidiosis is caused by the unicellular parasite: Eimeria bovis or Eimeria zurnii.More
Cryptosporidiosis is a parasitic stomach-intestinal disorder caused by Cryptosporidium spp.More
Escherichia coli, abbreviated as E-coli is a bacteria (Gram negative stick) that as a normal, mostly innocent intestine inhabitant at all warm-blooded animals.More
Salmonella Dublin infection is a contagious bacterial illness that is attended with high fever, lung disease and/or intestinal inflammation.More
Salmonella typhimurium is an infectious bacterial disease that is attended with a high body temperature, intestinal inflammation and death.More
Diarrhoea is an effect of a disorder in the digestion by an infectious or non-infectious cause.More
Diphtheria is a local appearing inflammation in the mucous membranes of the mouth- or pharynx caused by Fusobacterium necrophorum.More
For calf rearing in dairy farming the following brain disorders are important to pay attention to: Brain necrosis and Meningitis.More
Pediculosis is a skin condition caused by biting or sucking lice.More
Ring scab (trichophyte) is a fungal infection of the skin that occurs especially in bovine animals younger than 2 years.More
Scabies is a parasitic skin disorder caused by various scabies (see cause).More
Warts (Papillomatosis) are a contagious viral disease that shows typical cauliflower-like formulations of the skin or mucous membranes.More
Parakeratosis (zinc deficiency) is a disturbance in the cornification of the skinMore
Baldness, (alopecia) is caused by various causesMore