Latest News From VETERINARY

What Makes Foot-and-Mouth So Infectious?

Scientists have conducted a ‘molecular dissection’ of a part of the virus that causes foot-and-mouth disease, to try and understand why the pathogen is so infectious.

2 hours ago
Universities Partner to Study Antimicrobial Use in Food Animal Production

Kansas State University & University of Minnesota researchers collaborate with the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine and food animal industries to evaluate systems for collecting and evaluating antimicrobial use data.

2 days ago
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.

2 days ago
Thanksgiving may look different in 2020, but farmers are still the focus.
Let’s Talk Turkey, Thanksgiving and Traditions

Thanksgiving may look different in 2020, but farmers are still the focus.

1 week ago
Black baldy on pasture in Oklahoma.
BVD Is Alive And Well

The most important aspect of virus transmission in cattle is dam to calf during pregnancy. The effect on the pregnancy and the calf depends on when it is exposed during gestation.

1 week ago
Figure 1. Key areas to examine for body condition scoring
Selk: Back to the Basics—Revisiting Body Condition Scoring

Better understanding of the relationships between body condition scores and rebreeding efficiency of beef cattle has added a powerful management tool to the cattleman’s arsenal.

2 weeks ago
Now is the time to make plans for the 2021 grazing season.
Now is Time to Plan for 2021 Grazing Season

Pastures stressed by drought and/or overgrazing this fall more than likely will experience a delay in grazing readiness in 2021, irrelevant of the amount of snow received this winter and rainfall received next spring.

3 weeks ago
“Biosecurity only works if everyone follows the protocols.”
7 Steps to Create a Biosecurity Plan

Putting biosecurity protocols in place can help reduce the risk of disease being transferred to not only livestock, but to humans as well.

4 weeks ago