In January, we covered a report from Texas Tech University's Institute of Environmental and Human Health, outlining a study in which researchers detected antibiotic residues, bacteria and genetic material related to ant
A new system that allows cowboys to evaluate lung disease severity for more accurate diagnosis of bovine respiratory disease (BRD), may both aid in the early treatment of the disease and help reduce antibiotic use.
Political pressure on antibiotic use in cattle feeding has spurred a lot of interest in alternatives to antibiotics, most of which may satisfy critics but don't do much to keep cattle alive and healthy as well as antibi
Wet and muddy conditions across the state have changed production practices and early performance of winter grazing stockers. One issue that has played a larger role this year, as compared to normal years, is foot rot.
A report released by a group of six consumer interest, public health and environmental organizations raised questions about the use of antibiotics in meat and poultry products offered at 25 of the nation's largest fast
If a business or NGO had any kind of interest in how meat and poultry was produced, they were probably represented in Washington to discuss responsible antibiotic use in food production. What brought them to a very larg
Ongoing education will be critical for livestock producers and veterinarians to adapt to upcoming changes in rules governing antibiotic use in animals. That message dominated a new report Farm Foundation presented durin
Feed efficiency in beef cattle is getting a closer look by a Texas AgriLife Research scientist, who is evaluating both feedlot performance and feed intake to improve profitability and reduce the environmental impact of