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When Cattle Can’t Stand

When Cattle Can’t Stand

In nature, cattle and other grazing species exist at the bottom of the food chain.  From a survival standpoint, in the face of an illness, they are wired to try to appear healthy and fit until they simply cannot fake it anymore.  As a...

What Does Your Veterinarian Want?

What Does Your Veterinarian Want?

What does a great relationship between a veterinarian and livestock owner look like? Regardless of whether you are a livestock owner or a veterinarian, we can all agree that this relationship is critical for success in animal health and,...

Got Oak?

Got Oak?

Many states are fortunate to be beautified and shaded by an abundance of oak trees.  Springtime brings on new leaves, buds and blooms in response to warmer temperatures and rains.  Fall brings acorns that cover the ground in grazing...

Hardware Disease

Hardware Disease

You have all probably heard of a cow being diagnosed with Hardware Disease and may be fairly comfortable with what that disease syndrome is. I often find, however, that there are a lot of misunderstandings about Hardware Disease and so...

BVD is Alive and Well

BVD is Alive and Well

I have recently had conversations with veterinarians dealing with BVD-related problems with their clients’ herds. From abortion in cow herds to respiratory disease and poor production in stocker calves, BVD wears many masks.  It is worth...

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