ISU Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell and ISU Extension beef program specialist Joe Sellers say the climate this summer has produced a favorable environment for Ergot fungus to infect seed heads of many forage gr
A meta-analysis published in a recent issue of Bovine Practitioner suggests feedyards could potentially have significantly fewer repeat treatment courses for BRD if they use Draxxin Injectable Solution upon arrival.
Inconsistent weather patterns this past summer wreaked havoc on the 2015 North America crop, producing irregularities in plant growth and now putting dairy and beef cattle at high risk for mycotoxin exposure, according
When a group of newly weaned, co-mingled, stressed calves with unknown vaccination history or immune status arrive at a feedyard, managers and veterinarians can predict they are at a high risk for BRD.
High summer temperatures, combined with high humidity levels, can cause significant heat stress to cattle. Three days of these conditions can result in elevated stress for cattle. Here’s a quick resource guide.
At the recent Academy of Veterinary Consultants summer conference, several presentations highlighted potential sources of cattle morbidity, where further study and increased awareness could help guide future management.
Because of a slow, six-to eight-week incubation period, anaplasmosis often turns up in cattle herds around this time of year, as the disease emerges in herds exposed to ticks or other vectors during the summer.