Preventing BRD Outbreaks in Your Herd

Detection of and treatment for bovine respiratory disease (BRD) requires intensive labor and comes with a hefty price tag. In fact, it’s estimated that BRD can cost the industry between $500 million and $900 million each year. And on top of the monetary stress, BRD also impacts producers emotionally.

Dr. Richard Linhart, professional services veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim, discusses the impacts of BRD and practices you can implement for successful prevention and treatment.


1 Oklahoma State University. Bovine respiratory disease: New research to tackle major concern for cattle industry. Accessed August 20, 2018.