When a group of newly weaned, co-mingled, stressed calves with unknown vaccination history or immune status arrive at a feedyard, managers and veterinarians can predict they are at a high risk for BRD.
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.
The issue of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and other cervids continues to worry stakeholders including hunters, deer farmers and businesses that generate revenue from deer hunting and related activities.
Across livestock production, we’ve seen growing acceptance of the relationships between stress, disease and lost performance. We’re also operating in a time when consumer perceptions are evolving rapidly.