Pink-Eye Therapeutic Analysis

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In the summer of 2015, a pink-eye (conjunctivitis) outbreak occurred on the family ranch. This was the greatest challenge I have faced in my beef production SAE. Many of the family cattle as well as many of my own cattle were infected with the contagious bacteria or virus. The outbreak was spreading quickly and if left untreated would blind infected animals, infected animals would also not be able to be sold. The correct vaccine would need to be found through research and administered to infected animals. To administer the vaccine, I was required to ride through the cattle herds every day in order to find newly infected animals. When an animal was infected I would rope and restrain the animal from horseback and administer the proper amount
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