Calf-study results called into question

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Is oregano effective against scours? New Greek research suggests that it is. The study, published in the April issue of the Journal of Veterinary Medicine, found that dried oregano was just as effective as neomycin at treating calf scours caused by E. coli. However, Jim Quigley, author of “Calf Notes,” exposes some flaws in the study’s methodology, such as a lack of a negative control group, that question whether either treatment was effective.

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To read “Calf Note” #116, go to: http://www.calfnotes.com/pdffiles/CN116.pdf.



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