Itchy Cattle: It’s Not Always a Lousy Problem! 

Speaker(s): Dr. Denis Nagel
Stage: On-Demand
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 12:00AM
- Saturday, February 12, 2022 12:00AM

Event: Beef Day
Tags: Beef, Cattle, health, louse, solvet

Itchy cattle complaints have increased since 2017 as compared to previous years for Canadian cattle producers. We will provide you with the latest updates on what is being done to understand the increased incidence of itchy cattle. Identifying the root cause of the itching can be complex. Research is being carried out by Solvet to know more about this area to address the lack of knowledge regarding the causes of itchy cattle. There are several misconceptions about why cattle are itchy. This presentation will help you know what to do if your cattle start itching and it will set out a proper method for examining the animal for lice. There is more than one option for treating itchy cattle.