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Evaluation of a Rapid Blood Leukocyte Differential for Calf Health Management

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Award date: 
Jun 4, 2013
Award amount: 
$100,000
Organization name: 
North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: 
Anderson, Kevin L.
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Collaborative Funding Grant
Region: 
Research Triangle

This project will investigate the use of a rapid method for determining calf health based on a blood leukocyte differential. Calves with 3 common illnesses will be studied to determine if the method can detect ill animals and effectively improve health management of calves aid in management decisions.

Fiscal year: 
2013