SCH cows don’t display traditional signs of hypocalcemia, such as lethargy and cold ears. Instead, they are likely to consume less feed and produce less milk, both of which impact productivity and profitability.
Dairy Week will feature Q&As with farmers, vets, nutritionists and analysts and much more. The FREE webinar: Salmonella: A Look at Prevalence, Prevention & Treatment Protocols, is eligible for one hour of CE.
Developed over the last year and a half by the AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials and other volunteers – a group of nearly 50 microbiologists, epidemiologists and species experts – the report examines pathogens of concern and outlines actions veterinarians and their teams, producers, breeders and animal owners can take to slow and limit the emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance through stewardship.
Farm Journal Field Days offers a packed three-day agenda, as well as some other great show elements for you to enjoy, including the #FarmON Benefit Concert, beer garden sessions, virtual expo hall and more!
The WLIC has created a new educational video highlighting the importance of animal disease traceability and the use of premises registration and individual animal identification to protect the food supply.
One lesson COVID-19 has taught our country is agriculture is essential. “We can't replace people getting up and doing the chores," says Dan Thomson, chair of the Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University.
VSV does not normally kill affected animals, but it can cause economic losses for producers by preventing animal movement and impacting international trade. It has recently been found in several counties in Kansas.
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.