Animal Health

Target your Feedlot Treatments

Jan 22, 2019 by John Maday
Mass treatments can save stressed calves arriving at stocker or feeding operations, but a more targeted approach could reduce antibiotic use while improving outcomes.

Lame Genetics Make Lame Cows

Dec 31, 2018 by Taylor Leach
While lameness will never fully be eliminated from the herd, it is possible to make genetic improvements so that future animals can avoid lameness challenges.

Watch for Rabies in Cattle

While we think of wild animals as the primary carriers of rabies, domestic livestock including cattle are susceptible to the virus, and because of their more frequent contact with humans, can pose a risk of transmission.