Animal Health

Target Your Feedlot Treatments

Nov 30, 2018 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.

Here Comes Pneumonia Season

Nov 09, 2018 by Maureen Hanson
Along with the many other challenges that winter presents for calf and heifer raisers, the risk of pneumonia in young stock goes up as the mercury goes down.

Influenza D Remains Somewhat Mysterious

Nov 08, 2018 by John Maday
In 2011, researchers isolated an unknown virus, later categorized as influenza D virus (IDV), in a diseased pig. Since then, some of the same group identified influenza D antibodies in cattle, goats, sheep and horses.