Latest News From Bob Larson DVM

Colder Temperatures and Calf Care Considerations

During periods of cold or wet weather, newborn calves (less than 2 days of age) should be checked every few hours with a thermometer and any calf with a below-normal temperature, even if it appears OK, should be warmed.

Cows, Calves, and Cold Weather Concerns: Prepare for Winter Conditions

When harsh winter conditions are in the forecast, avoid being caught off-guard and consider these ways to manage your cows, calves, and bulls to help them weather the storm.

Understanding Anaplasmosis Risk

Anaplasmosis is a serious disease often transmitted by ticks that has historically been a problem for southern producers. Now, veterinarians say the disease is spreading north and encourage producer vigilance.