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Trichomoniasis Diagnosed in South Iowa

13 June 2012

US - The sexually transmitted disease Trichomoniasis has recently been diagnosed in southwest Iowa according the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

This disease can be devastating to the reproductive performance of cow herds. Cattle farmers should take the following precautions to protect their herds:

  • Only buy virgin bulls;
  • Don’t buy open cows;
  • Test herd bulls routinely, especially if reproductive performance is decreased.

Further Reading

Find out more information on Trichomoniasis by clicking here.

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