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Mon Aug 5, 2013 11:15 AM CDT

QUESTION: I need more information on cattle face warts. What is the best treatment to make the warts go away? Should I be worried that they will spread to my other cattle?

ANSWER: I would use a commercial wart vaccine and give two doses according to label instructions. I crush some of the warts to try to stimulate immunity by releasing the virus into the system. Other people have written to me swearing that removing them and feeding them back to the cow helps. These two treatments are anecdotal and certainly ...

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