As the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility takes shape in Manhattan, Kansas, Dr. Marty Vanier, partnership development director for the NBAF Program, looks back at the program’s achievements during the past year.
The amount and composition of milk produced by dairy cows appears to be more regulated by internal, annual biological rhythms than by environmental factors such as heat and humidity, according to Penn State researchers.
The concept of dry cow therapy started in the late 1960’s with the objective of reducing the risks for intramammary infections during the dry period and in the early stages of the subsequent lactation.
Bovine Veterinarian recently asked readers for their thoughts on how to sustain critical numbers of veterinarians serving rural areas. The responses illustrate the complexity of the problem, with no single solution.
As 2018 draws to a close, APHIS has released a report of accomplishments, including progress in animal disease traceability, biotechnology, invasive species, trade issues, biosecurity and other regulatory issues.
Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council (DCRC) kicks off its 2019 webinar series with “Evolution of Timed AI Protocols and Overview of the DCRC Reproductive Management Strategies Protocol Sheet for Dairy Cows.”
U.S. sales of medically important antimicrobials for use in food animals dropped considerably last year according to the latest summary report from the FDA. The decline in 2017 accelerated a trend that began in 2016.