Animal Health

EEE: Not Just a Horse Disease

Nov 20, 2019 by John Maday
Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus, most years presents a serious disease challenge to horses and other equines during the summer and fall months.

Managing the hospital pen

Nov 18, 2019 by John Maday
Hospital pens play a key role in helping animals recover from sickness, and also in preventing the spread of disease to other cattle in a feedlot.

Last Gasp for 2019 VSV Outbreak?

Nov 13, 2019 by John Maday
This year’s outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) hasn’t died out yet, but has tapered off significantly as fall weather freezes out the insect vectors associated with the disease.

Cautious Optimism on CWD

Nov 08, 2019 by John Maday
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has, so far, remained confined to deer and related cervids, but scientists increasingly urge action to protect public health.