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U.S. Cattle Industry Faces Emergence of its Own Novel Virus

At a point in history when a novel virus dominates the news cycle and impacts our lives daily, another novel virus has emerged in the United States – this time, in the cattle population.

1 month ago
Good cattle records are the cornerstone of any herd health program, but they’re especially important for identifying potential BVDV issues.
Successful BVDV Prevention Strategies Focus On Type 1b

Type 1b has emerged as the most prevalent subgenotype of BVDV in the United States, accounting for roughly 70% of reported cases.

3 months ago
Anthrax can cause the rapid loss of a large number of animals in a short time.
Texas A&M Researchers Developing Oral Anthrax Vaccine

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences team is working toward a vaccine that would be easier to deliver to livestock and wildlife.

3 months ago
Keep an Eye on Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Cases

VSV does not normally kill affected animals, but it can cause economic losses for producers by preventing animal movement and impacting international trade. It has recently been found in several counties in Kansas.

3 months ago
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.

5 months ago
Angus VNR: Reimagining Liver Health in Beef Cattle

It’s a silent challenge, yet costly to the beef cattle business: liver abscess disease.

5 months ago
Angus VNR: Fine Tuning Your Herd

Decisions made today will have an impact on a cow herd for years to come.

6 months ago
Take Care Now for Anaplasmosis

Fly and tick season is here, which means it is time for producers to watch their herds for signs of anaplasmosis. This disease can be devastating to herds if not treated properly or in a timely manner.

6 months ago