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Cattle Ticks Happen: Diagnosing, Treating and Controlling Clinical Anaplasmosis

Join Dr. Kathryn Reif as she discusses the growing threat of clinical anaplasmosis in cattle, along with a review of the disease, its diagnosis and clinical signs in this free webinar.

Webinar: An Introduction to Nasalgen® 3

Merck Animal Health recently introduced Nasalgen® 3. This new three-way intranasal vaccine protects beef and dairy cattle from the most common pneumonia-causing viral pathogens – BRSV, IBR and PI3.

Webinar: Take a Stand Against Histophilus somni

Histophilus somni is a disease-causing bacterium that can affect cattle of all classes and ages. Learn all about it and how to combat it in this free webinar.

Keeping Up with Navel Infections

Calves with navel infections will present wet or pus ridden navel cords and their navel areas will be swollen, hard, and painful to the touch.

Cattle Rabies is no Laughing Matter

When news surfaces about cattle with rabies, media outlets and the urban public might treat it as a humorous event, with images of a vicious, slobbering cow running amuck on the farm.

Infectious Arthritis in Calves

Infectious arthritis is a frequent complication of septicemia in calves.

Help Weak Calves Survive and Thrive

The ongoing drought has impacted all segments of the cattle industry, and some of the hardest hit have been beef cows.

The Bull Lameness Exam

The bull lameness exam Lameness can mean the difference between a valuable bull and hamburger.

Treating Calf Scours

Neonatal diarrhea is a significant economic loss to the cattle industry and continues to be the most common cause of mortality in calves.

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Calf Care Essentials: Four Pillars for Newborn Success

Build a solid foundation for calf health and productivity.

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Several Factors May Contribute to Beef Cattle Pregnancy Losses

Develop good herd health and vaccination strategies to minimize losses.

Stockmanship Tips from the Ranchers Who Use Them

Colorado State University hosted a BQA Stockmanship and Stewardship workshop, which ncluded classroom sessions, practical hands-on applications, demonstrations and a keynote address Temple Grandin, PhD.

Donors Provide $325,000 in Scholarships/Awards to AABP Student Members

The American Association of Bovine Practitioners helps veterinary students and young graduate veterinarians prepare for the future.

AABP Honors Dr. Bob Smith with Distinguished Service Award

In recognition of a career of service to veterinary medicine and the cattle industry, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) presented Bob Smith, DVM, with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The pres

ImmuCell's Launch of First Defense Tri-Shield at AABP

Bovine Veterinarian interviewed Bobbi Jo Brockmann, VP of Sales & Marketing with ImmuCell at AABP.

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Cargill Animal Nutrition's NEW product: Reloader 250 Mineral Bolus

Bovine Veterinarian interviewed Dusty Abney, Ph.D., Beef Technical Specialist and Bryan McMurry, Ph.D., Beef Marketing Specialist, who shared details on the NEW Reloader 250 Mineral Bolus from Cargill Animal Nutrition.

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Dr. Robert Harding Honored with Dairy Quality Award

The 50th American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) conference kicked off Wednesday night with a reception sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim. During the reception, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Dairy Quality Cen

Wellness Trait Field Study Demonstrates Effectiveness of Clarifide Plus

Peer-reviewed, multiherd study validates the effectiveness of wellness traits to predict disease incidence in dairy cattle.

Electrolyte solutions can vary considerably, in their formulation and ability to effectively rehydrate calves.
Electrolytes: They’re Not All the Same

Five key factors to consider when selecting an electrolyte.

Helm Agro Grows New Sales Territory

Helm Agro US, Inc. announces the hiring of John Bruce as Sales Manager for the company’s newly created Eastern Corn Belt and Northeast sales territory.

Early detection of coccidiosis is important for getting calves treated, NDSU Extension livestock specialists say.
Coccidiosis Affecting Young Calves

Coccidiosis is an intestinal disease that affects several animal species, including cattle.

Vaccination for Your Herd

Now that all of your calves should be on the ground from spring calving; it?s time to consider vaccinations.

Survey Yields Cow/-Calf Veterinarian and Producer Perspectives

KG MarketSense – the U.S. subsidiary of the Kleffmann Group, a global agricultural marketing research firm – surveyed cow/calf producers and veterinarians earlier this year to learn their perspectives on var

Methionine Could Enhance Dairy Cattle Health and Reproduction

Animal scientist Phil Cardoso knew that milk protein increases when dairy cows are fed the amino acid methionine, but he suspected that the supplement might have additional health benefits.

Dr. Bruce Wren Continuing Education Awards

AABP calls for applications for the 8th annual AgriLabs Dr. Bruce Wren Continuing Education Awards, which provide one beef and one dairy veterinarian with $5,000 educational grants.

WVC Presents 2017 Continuing Educators of the Year

Expert instructors receive participant recognition for their ability to engage and educate.

Clemson’s Boyd Parr Inducted to S.C. Dairy Producer Hall of Fame

Boyd Parr has spent his life working in and around the dairy industry, so being inducted into the South Carolina Dairy Producer Hall of Fame is something he’s waited for his whole

4-H Alumni Urged to 'Raise Your Hand'

4-H alumni challenge seeks to boost nationwide enrollment to 10 million.

Nominations open for 2018 National BQA Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2018 National BQA Awards! If you know someone deserving of this award, visit for the application and nomination requirements. Applications are due by June 2, 2017, and should

Understanding Free-Choice and Hand-Fed Feeds Which Include Chlortetracycline

As the new VFD labels come into effect, a common question is the status of "free choice" and "hand fed" feeds, especially in relation to medicated mineral feeds. Free choice is defined as "

NIFA Announces $2.4 Million to Relieve Veterinary Shortages

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced $2.4 million in available funding to relieve veterinarian shortage situations and support veterinary services

Helping Hands and Huge Hearts

March 6, 2017, started like any other day in western Kansas. High winds were forecast and fire warnings issued. Little did I know we were about to experience the largest wildfire in Kansas history, totaling more than 50

Brucellosis Vaccination: Still a Good Idea?

Imagine 10% of the nation’s beef and dairy cattle herd infected with a contagious disease causing pregnancy loss and reproductive failure. What’s more, that same contagious disease makes people sick, sometimes with

Tuberculosis in Cattle: What You Need to Know

Bovine tuberculosis is a chronic and slowly progressive disease of cattle that emerges periodically in the US, as it has with a recent discovery in a Harding County, South Dakota, cattle herd. I

AVMA Launches Programs for Veterinary Wellness and Well-Being

In an effort to protect the health and welfare of its members, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has launched two new mental wellness initiatives.

VIN Foundation Launches Student Debt Center

Mobile-friendly comprehensive resource helping veterinary students and veterinarians manage student debt through school and beyond.

Dr. Bob Smith Named BQA Educator of the Year

During last week's Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, the Beef Checkoff announced its 2016 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) awards, recognizing outstanding individuals who incorporate BQA principles as part of t

Veterinary Biologics Training from Iowa State University

Registration is now open for the Veterinary Biologics Training Program, May 15 to 19, 2017 in Ames, Iowa.

New Bill Would Help Rein in Health Insurance Costs

A recently introduced bill to help lower health insurance costs for small business owners has the backing of farmers and ranchers. Offered by Reps. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) and Krysten Sinema (D-Ariz.), the legislation (H.R

El Niño Again

A new round of El Niño begins for 2017.

Free Online BQA Certification!

Is BQA certification on your to-do list? It should be because it is now always FREE, online! That's right - your opportunity to become BQA-certified, or re-certified, is at your fingertips 24/7. So what are you waiting

Saving Sick Calves

Following some basic steps for timely intervention can reduce losses associated with the most common calf diseases.

Cornell Launches Vector-Borne Disease Center

Managing mosquito-borne viruses, such as West Nile, Dengue, Zika and tick-borne Lyme disease have been a challenge due to lack of resources, knowledge and trained expertise.

USDA Licenses Diagnostic Kit for Johne's Disease

The USDA has issued Thermo Fisher Scientific a Veterinary Biological Product License for its Applied Biosystems VetMAX-Gold MAP Detection Kit, a real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based solution designed to detec

DCHA Seeks Applicants for Annual Scholarship Program

Applications for $1,000 scholarship due Feb. 20, 2017.

Q&A: VFD for Cow-Calf Producers

Daniel Scruggs, DVM, managing veterinarian at Zoetis, shares his answers to the most common questions cow/calf producers and veterinarians have about the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD).

KVMA to Host 2017 Convention

The Kansas Veterinary Medical Association will launch the 2017 KVMA Convention this February 3-5, 2017, held at the Hilton Garden Inn Manhattan.

SD Governor backs updated diagnostics lab

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard promotes public-private partnership for updating the state's Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory.

Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium

The 28th Annual Florida Ruminant Nutrition Symposium will be held at the Best Western Gateway Grand, Gainesville, Florida on February 6 to February 8, 2017.

Beef Improvement Federation Updates Guidelines

Update includes standardization for collection of BRD-susceptibility data.