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.
A newly developed tool for auditing animal welfare in feedlots was given conditional approval and is the latest program to earn Certified Audit status from the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization, Inc
KG MarketSense – the U.S. subsidiary of the Kleffmann Group, a global agricultural marketing research firm – surveyed cow/calf producers and veterinarians earlier this year to learn their perspectives on var
In the spring of 2010, John Wenzel, DVM, New Mexico State University Extension Veterinarian, observed an increasing number of bred cows aborting their calves. By the fall of 2011, that number spiked even more. Using ear
Bred heifers arriving in feedyards generally create a management and financial burden, but decisions based on economics can limit losses. That was part of the message from Ryan Rademacher, DVM, with Feedlot Health Manag
A group of researchers are conducting an online survey to measure awareness and prevalence of congestive heart failure in feedlot cattle. The survey, managed by researchers at the University of Nebraska, Kansas State Un