One hundred years ago, researchers at what is now Colorado State University began investigating a disease affecting cattle on the state's high-mountain ranches. The disease, which caused significant death loss, p
When loads of stressed, high-risk calves arrive at the feedlot, it often makes economic sense to treat them all with antibiotics to prevent an almost-inevitable outbreak of bovine respiratory disease (BRD).
Scientists at the University of Illinois using co-products from the ethanol and human food industries are helping shed light on ways processing high-fiber animal feed ingredients can enhance pigs' utilization of the nut
Does the sow have a high temperature and is she on her way to getting sick? This is important information - particularly when the sow has just given birth and the lives of the newborn piglets depend on her health. Resea
Using genome-wide association and epistatic study, a mapping analysis aiming to find single gene and gene-gene interaction that associated with disease resistance, Jiaoping Zhang, post-doctoral research associate in the
It is no secret that beef slaughter weights have increased significantly in recent years - about 200 pounds on average since 1996 in fact. Several factors have influenced that trend, but mostly, cattle feeders hav