Courtesy of: NDSU Extension Service
Fall is the time when beef cattle producers make many management and labor decisions, including repairing cattle working… Continue reading
Trichomoniasis, more commonly known as “trich,” is a highly contagious venereal disease that can wreck a herd’s reproductive efficiency. A sound preventive program will help avoid abortions and ongoing losses at a time when every calf is vital to the… Continue reading
By: Blaine Corners, PhD, senior beef cattle nutritionist with Zoetis
If there’s one disease cattle producers should look out for in starting — 300- to 500-pound — cattle, it’s coccidiosis.
In operations I work with, this parasitic disease poses numerous… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University Provost Charles Taber welcomed nearly 300 guests from 22 countries to the ninth Multi-Stakeholder Partnership Meeting of the Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock (GASL) on Monday morning in Forum Hall at the K-State Student… Continue reading
MANHATTAN, Kan. – A series of presentations from experts in animal health and welfare demonstrated the complexity of the topic during the third plenary session at an international livestock conference on Monday.
The Global Agenda for Sustainable Livestock brought nearly… Continue reading
By: Michelle Arnold, DVM, MPH UK Ruminant Extension Veterinarian – July 2019
Johne’s (pronounced Yo-knees) Disease is a chronic, fatal disease characterized by profuse, watery diarrhea and weight loss or “wasting” in adult cattle (see Figure 1). Although it is… Continue reading