The USDA's Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) regularly conducts major studies of livestock-production segments to track animal-health related trends and practices. During 2017, NAHMS will focus on the cow-ca
One hundred years ago, researchers at what is now Colorado State University began investigating a disease affecting cattle on the state's high-mountain ranches. The disease, which caused significant death loss, p
Moisture came to about two-thirds of the country last week, dropping heavy precipitation from the southern Great Plains northeastward into the northern Appalachians. But many areas remains in significant drought.
During the recent Global BVDZero Web Congress, Auburn University veterinarian Dan Givens outlined the variety of reproductive pathogens cow-calf producers face, along with bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV).
Florida residents curious or skeptical about the threat posed by the parasitic screwworm fly Cochliomiya hominivorax can rest assured the insect merits all the attention it has received after an outbreak was detected in
Various strains of the bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) cause significant losses in cattle herds, not just in the United States, but around the world. And as veterinarians work to control the disease, they can benefit
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.