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Poultry Lab Not Chicken About Developing Vaccine for Cattle

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2013 12:00 am

The Poultry Science Lab for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, run by Billy Hargis, has already developed vaccines to battle several diseases in poultry. Now, Hargis says, a pharmaceutical company recently contacted him about producing a vaccine to combat mastitis in cattle. Mastitis is a potentially fatal udder disease in dairy cows.