U. S. DEPARTMENT OF
BUREAU OF ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
Mohler, Chief Of Bureau.
DISEASES OF CATTLE.
DICKSON, EICHHORN, HICKMAN, LAW, LOWE, MARSH, MOHLER,
MURRAY, PEARSON, RANSOM, TRUMBOWER, and WOODWARD.
ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICINES.
Leonard Pearson, B. S., V. M. D.
may be administered to cattle in many ways. The channel
and method of administration depend on whether a general
or local effect is desired, the condition of the animal,
and the nature of the medicine that is to be given. The
easiest method, and therefore the most common, is to
give ordinary remedies by the mouth with the food, with
drink, or separately. There, are, however, some
conditions in which medicines administered in this way
will not act promptly enough, or wherein a desired
effect of the medicine on a distant part of the body is
wholly lacking unless it is applied in some other