Zoetis and Colorado State University have signed an agreement to establish a research lab that will explore the livestock immune system and target new immunotherapies.
Anaplasmosis is primarily spread via insects, veterinarians say, but producer unawareness and mismanagement are increasingly contributing factors.
The issue of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and other cervids continues to worry stakeholders including hunters, deer farmers and businesses that generate revenue from deer hunting and related activities.
Zoonotic diseases could pose a risk to animals, producers, public health and livestock markets.
Animal-health officials suspect the Asian longhorned tick could be transmitting a foreign animal disease in Virginia.
Cases of anaplasmosis increase in late summer and fall as insect vectors increase, reports an Iowa State veterinarian.
When infectious diseases cross species barriers, their severity can vary from minor to deadly, with consequences difficult to predict
Veterinarians and producers in western states should be on the lookout for signs of vesicular stomatitis (VS), which in recent years has been reported in states across the western United States.