At the recent Academy of Veterinary Consultants summer conference, several presentations highlighted potential sources of cattle morbidity, where further study and increased awareness could help guide future management.
When a group of newly weaned, co-mingled, stressed calves with unknown vaccination history or immune status arrive at a feedyard, managers and veterinarians can predict they are at a high risk for BRD.
The National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) brings next steps identified in 2017 and 2018 to a new Strategy Forum on Livestock Traceability, to be held in Kansas City, Missouri, September 24-26, 2018.
Winter feeding in wild elk herds in Wyoming generally provides economic benefits, but if chronic wasting disease (CWD) enters the picture, those benefits could dry up, according to a University of Wyoming study.
The USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’ will begin its annual distribution of oral rabies vaccine baits in select areas in the eastern United States to prevent the spread of raccoon rabies.
The FDA has approved NexGard (afoxolaner), a chewable tablet administered once monthly to dogs, for the prevention of Borrelia burgdorferi infections by killing Black-legged ticks, which carry the bacterium.