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Bull Breeding Soundness Exams Can Put More Profit In Everyone’s Pocket

Drovers and Bovine Veterinarian invite you to attend a free one-hour webinar March 9 at 7 p.m Central on how to use breeding soundness exams to ensure adult and yearling bulls are ready for the breeding season.

Rebecca Poole, Ph.D., performs an ultrasound at the Nutrition and Physiology Center and in the lab at Kleberg Animal and Food Sciences Center.
Calves on the Ground Put Money in the Pocket

Texas A&M study aims to reduce cattle reproduction failures, economic losses.

Is the Livestock Industry Prepared for a Foreign Animal Disease Outbreak?

FADs are a constant threat to the livestock industry. The country is more tuned in to this struggle than ever before with the recent COVID-19 pandemic. National Pork Board's Dave Pyburn and NCBA's Ethan Lane discuss why.

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Vilsack Weighs In On Parallel Between COVID-19 and Animal Disease Outbreaks

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught the country anything, it’s that there is a tremendous amount of synergy between the circumstances of a pandemic involving humans and those involving animals. 

Virtual Format Announced for the 2021 Driftless Region Beef Conference

Webinars each evening will feature topics ranging from Greenhouse Gasses and sustainability in beef production, advice for surviving tough times and antibiotic resistance to a 2021 market outlook.

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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.

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.

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.