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Herd Health

Find information about vaccination protocols, disease control, biosecurity, and working with your veterinarian on antibiotic treatment.

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As we learn more about the genetics of cattle and gain the tools to find specific genes that affect various traits and differences in animals, we are developing the ability to test individuals and select for (or against) certain traits.

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What is a BVD surveillance plan?

A program that emphasizes the importance of educating beef cattle producers about how to control the infectious disease BVD.

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Your keys to handling bovine viral diarrhea virus

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A new study by researchers at the University of Arizona and Northwest Missouri State University shows that standing and lying behavior can predict heat stress in cows.

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Do you know someone who’s temperamental? What about an animal?

Amazingly, cattle can be temperamental too, which influences how they should be handled, how they perform and even how they react to viruses that cause diseases.

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The effects of the drought of 2012 have generated both financial and animal health challenges for the cattle industry.

As drought continues in many areas across the country this winter and spring, cattle producers need to manage the health of their animals at a higher level, including the impact of internal parasites.

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