Low-stress weaning—regardless of how we do it—begins with how we gather and bring in the cattle. If we don’t do it properly, the cows and calves are in panic mode before we even have them in the corral.
Over 45 countries this week renewed their commitment to globally eradicate by 2030, Peste des petits ruminants (PPR), a highly contagious disease responsible for the death of millions of sheep and goats each year.
Last week, the USDA confirmed a case of atypical BSE in a Florida cow. The industry assessed the situation appropriately, while American consumers and our export partners responded with a collective shrug.
Seven cases of African swine fever in China are pressuring pig farmers in the central and northern areas can't transport pigs through the affected areas to packing plants in the southern part of the state.