This Month In Bovine Veterinarian
A changing role
My 20 years with Bovine Veterinarian have been filled with joy in the learning, the traveling and most of all the fellowship of beef and dairy veterinarians, nutritionists and the animal health industry. Full Story.
Mastitis monitoring starts with case definition
There are many ways to monitor disease on dairies; here’s one way to start with mastitis. Full Story.
BSEs in young and mature bulls
The bull battery is just as critical as heifers and cows for reproductive momentum in bull-bred herds; maximize your BSEs. Full Story.
Heat stress and youngstock
Very young and even weaning age dairy calves can suffer the effects of heat stress; work with your producers to lessen the risk. Full Story.
Make the most of drylotted pairs
Extended dry conditions may cause your beef clients to drylot cow-calf pairs. Full Story.
Eyeball manure to evaluate feed utilization
Many tools exist to evaluate the effectiveness of a dairy cow’s diet, but observing or “eyeballing” manure can also give you a quick read on feed utilization. Full Story.