A new report from U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) outlines differences in the USDA's responses to outbreaks of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) and porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV), known collectively a
Is fat a bad word? Not necessarily. Simply put, fat is just the body's storage form of energy. If an animal consumes more energy than it uses, the excess calories will be stored as fat - money in the bank to
As concern for climate change – and how to mitigate it – grows, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine explore potential in livestock-centered, regenerative agro-food systems.
Most spring-calving beef cows are now in their third trimester, or they will be calving soon in late January or February. Since these months also tend to bring on the most volatile and extreme cold periods, cold stress
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.