Over the next four weeks, we will be dealing with everything related to pneumonia. Each of the articles will be supported by videos that show how we can get a handle on respiratory disease in our suckler herds. Last year close to 50% of all dead weanlings submitted to regional veterinary laboratories were diagnosed with pneumonia as the cause of death. It is the number one animal health problem the Irish beef farmer faces. So follow this series to see where you can apply this knowledge to your farm.

What is pneumonia?