Animal Health

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.

Editing for Health and Fitness

Oct 17, 2018 by John Maday
Gene editing shows considerable potential for improving animal health and welfare and food safety while reducing dependence on antimicrobials and other treatments for livestock diseases.

Mystery Malady

Oct 16, 2018 by John Maday
A single picture can’t always tell the whole story, but photos often can aid in identifying unusual, or perhaps not so unusual, lesions, injuries or other signs of morbidity in cattle.