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- Capik, Sarah F.; White, Brad J.; Larson, Robert L.; Van Engen, Nicholas; Cernicchiaro, Natalia; Engelken, Terry J.; Lakritz, Jeffrey; Ballou, Michael A.; Hulbert, Lindsey E.; Vann, Rhonda C.; Caswell, Jeff L.; Jacob, Gabriella; Carroll, Jeffery A.; Coetzee, Johann F.
- American journal of veterinary research 2017 v.78 no.12 pp. 1426-1436
- beef cattle, etc ; acclimation; blood sampling; feedlots; haptoglobins; lactose; leukocyte count; meloxicam; neutrophils; oral administration; placebos; steers; substance P; veterinary medicine; yearlings; Show all 15 Subjects
- ... OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of meloxicam administration before long-distance transport on inflammatory mediators and leukocyte function of cattle at feedlot arrival. ANIMALS 60 healthy yearling beef steers. PROCEDURES Single-source steers were assigned to a transported (n = 40) or nontransported (20) group. Then, half of the steers within each group were assigned to receive meloxicam (1 m ...