The first two weeks in the feedlot are the most critical for cattle. Respiratory diseases are most apt to show up during the time the cattle are making adjustments to their new environment, feeding practices, etc. The effects of stress before and during shipping become evident at this time.
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Department of Animal Science and the Agricultural Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Bailey, James H., "Feedlot Herd Health Program" (1971). South Dakota Cattle Feeders Field Day Proceedings and Research Reports, 1971. 21.