Pinkeye has long been a costly nuisance with reduced beef production in the form of lower weight gain, milk production, body condition, and eventually even poorer reproduction can result from eye infections.
Veterinarians, and the farm and ranch crews they train, face inherently dangerous working conditions. One, with potentially serious or even fatal results, is injury from needles while injecting medications.
Deer-vehicle collisions account for about 1 million accidents each year that kill 200 Americans and result in $1 billion in vehicle damage. A new vehicle-based lighting system may prevent these collisions.