Environmental conditions, including temperature, humidity, wind and solar radiation, can affect heat load. Those environmental and animal factors are difficult to control, especially cost-effectively. However, it'
When veterinary students from around the country assembled at Ohio State University for the 2016 Food Animal Medicine Student Symposium, one of the initial sessions covered bovine pulmonary hypertension (BPH), also know
Growing cover crops offers potential benefits, including improved soil health, but some crops can pose a danger to foraging livestock. Those contemplating this decision should know that some plants that work well as cov
Today on DocTalk Dr. Dan Thomson will discuss something that producers and veterinarians see in cattle all the time; something that they don't always take the time to explore what's happening. It's called bloat. Let's d
ISU Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell and ISU Extension beef program specialist Joe Sellers say the climate this summer has produced a favorable environment for Ergot fungus to infect seed heads of many forage gr