By Miranda Reiman
Imagine a world where you could breed cattle that never get sick.
It’s not reality today, but the American Angus Association is taking the first step toward tools that can help select for greater immunity.
“As we… Continue reading
By : Dr. Michelle Arnold, UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
What is “antibiotic resistance”? When an antibiotic is no longer useful against an infection because the targeted bacteria changed in some way that protected it from the effects of the drug… Continue reading
By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Any cow calf producer that has spent several years in the cattle business has had the experience of assisting a cow or heifer deliver a calf that was coming… Continue reading
Written by Tony Biasotti, Courtesy of Virginia Tech
“In an ideal scenario, we will be able to integrate native wildflowers into pasture systems in a way that does not decrease cattle production, and that creates enough bloom that it helps… Continue reading
Food and Drug Administration expands efforts in five-year plan, reports antibiotics decline in food animals.
Antibiotics use consistently ranks among top food concerns of U.S. consumers. While most may be unfounded, entities from farm groups to regulatory agencies, continue to… Continue reading
The benefits of deworming your cattle are well known: increased weight gains and breeding efficiency, reduced pasture contamination, improved immune status and more. But it’s not as easy to know which deworming product to use.
“To reap these benefits… Continue reading