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Blue-green algae
Warnings Issued For Blue-Green Algae

As temperatures begin to increase, health officials in several states are warning livestock and pet owners to be aware of dangerous blue-green algae blooms.

7 months ago
Hot, humid days can trigger heat stress
Watch for Heat Stress, Summer Pneumonia in Beef Cattle

Producers should be aware of the increased risk of "summer pneumonia" in suckling calves following heat stress. An increased respiratory rate and stress of heat may overwhelm the natural defense mechanisms of the lungs.

7 months ago