Summary and Implications
Number of treatments for bovine respiratory disease (BRD) has significant consequences on economically important performance and carcass traits over the feedlot phase. In addition, it appears that genetics play an important role in the resistance to respiratory disease in Angus cattle.
Iowa State University
Schneider, Matthew; Tait, Richard G. Jr.; and Reecy, James M.
"Estimation of the Effects of Bovine Respiratory Disease Treatments through the Feedlot Phase and the Differences among Sires of Angus Cattle,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 653, ASL R2195.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol653/iss1/21