Various strains of the bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) cause significant losses in cattle herds, not just in the United States, but around the world. And as veterinarians work to control the disease, they can benefit
Scientists have discovered a new protein that likely will advance the search for new natural antibiotics, according to a study by Texas A&M AgriLife Research published Feb. 13 in the journal Nature Microbiology.
The USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) this week announced 11 grants totaling $3 million for Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research (EAGER) projects focused on plant and animal phenomi
When an infected animal moves from one farm to another, it might introduce a pathogen to that one farm. When a feed supplier, sales person, inspector or veterinarian visits an infected farm, the pathogen could spread to
Addison Biological Laboratory, Inc. announces the approval of the world's first commercial Moraxella bovoculi vaccine for the prevention of pinkeye in cattle. This USDA conditionally licensed product is the first
n a recent feedlot trial conducted by Advanced Animal Diagnostics (AAD), the use of a new chute-side blood test (QScout® BLD) demonstrated that a feedyard in Nebraska could reduce antibiotic use 87% by selectively tr
Screwworms, destructive parasites in livestock and other animals, were eradicated from the United States during the second half of the 20th Century, and programs to prevent their return have worked well.