Farmers and ranchers were most concerned about rabid dogs biting cattle 20 years ago. Not now. Today, a bite from an infected wild animal, such as a fox or raccoon, is the more common method of infection in cattle.
USDA’s APHIS announced a sources sought notice that will be posted for 30 days to gather information from interested diagnostics manufacturers on their ability to supply test kits for three major livestock diseases.
This article is focused on problems and issues feedlots are dealing with relating to market-ready cattle still in the pen three to five weeks past their normal harvest window and the feeding options available.
Research shows 90% of people in the U.S. are willing to consider their veterinarian as part of their healthcare team, and a large percentage of physicians say they value veterinarians' knowledge on zoonoses.