Do you ever wonder how some people seem to fall into a pile of cow manure and come out smelling like a rose? Those successful types probably have a high level of grit and a lot more perseverance than meets the eye.
To identify unique proteins that can be used for interventions against BRD, scientists took a closer look at the genetic material of multiple strains of three groups of bacteria commonly implicated with the disease.
There are three common "physical therapy" type scenarios bovine veterinarians deal with that contribute to injury, discomfort or pain. With each scenario, check out the body mechanics that can reduce those problems.
Dr. Alison Van Eenennaam, Professor at the University of California, Davis, gave a presentation, “Gene Editing Today and in the Future” during the Beef Improvement Federation Symposium June 24 in Des Moines, Iowa.
The pandemic and the shortage of food animal veterinarians have catapulted the concept of telemedicine forward. As ASF inches closer to the U.S., experts say telemedicine could become even more useful. Here's why.
AABP leaders and Dr. Carrie Jurney, president of Not One More Vet, shared insights and recommendations at the annual conference to help and encourage veterinarians struggling and contemplating leaving the profession.
Growing the ideal heifer is an ever-changing goal. A research team from Penn State University and the University of Florida recently explored the impact of bodyweight at first calving on milk yield and herd longevity.
Mentoring by experienced practitioners provides a framework for success by helping young veterinarians practice better medicine, develop relationships with clients and deal with hardships inherent in the business.
To maintain efficacy, keep vaccination bottles at between 35 and 45 degrees Fahrenheit and out of UV light, says Gregg Hanzlicek, director of the Production Animal Field Investigations at Kansas State University.
In most spring calving herds, the breeding season begins in the spring or early summer. Maintaining a 60- to 90-day breeding season can be one of the most important management tools for cow-calf producers.
COVID-19 testing and cases are on the rise as the push to get America vaccinated continues. New data shows rural vaccination rates are up in 19 states, while questions remain about the new Delta variant.
Calves with a hydration status of less than 8% dehydrated and relatively normal mentation can be treated with oral fluid therapy. With severe dehydration – generally above 8% – you likely need to provide IV therapy.