Feeding clean high quality maternal colostrum is considered the gold standard for getting proper nutrients and antibodies into newborn calves . However, accessing maternal colostrum that is both high in IgG and low in b
A University of Florida study suggests papaya seeds could serve as a natural dewormer in livestock. The trial, led by animal scientist Adegbola Adesogan, PhD, tested the material on goats, specifically targeting the bar
The benefits of artificial insemination (AI) are well understood in many beef cattle operations, however the synchronization protocols can seem to be in a different language when one sits down to plan out their breeding
Mel Wenger, DVM, Orrville Veterinary Clinic, Orrville, Ohio, explains how a simple kitchen timer kept in the vet truck has made it easier and more accurate to charge clients by the hour for services and consulting.
The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council heads west Nov. 8-9 for its 2012 annual meeting in Sacramento, Calif. This year’s annual meeting will explore new on-farm research application and team approaches to dairy reprodu