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
Infectious arthritis is a frequent complication of septicemia in calves. Joints are painful and swollen, and affected animals are often quite unthrifty. Therapy is often unrewarding.
“The single most important contro
In an ongoing series, Marilyn Corbin, DVM, PhD and Elanco technical consultant explains the conditions for use of FDA’s recent approval of Pulmotil (tilmicosin). Part one of the series focused on the veterinarian’s
A recent online blog in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about a Georgia farmer who was attached by his rabid cow makes light of the incident, but rabies in livestock is no joke.
The author, George Mathis, says after th
If a newborn calf seemingly has trouble lifting its head and nursing, an injury, rather than weakness or an uncooperative dam, may be to blame.
Jessica Laurin, DVM, Animal Health Center of Marion Co., Marion, Kan., says