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

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In the midst of one of the worst droughts in Texas history, ranchers across the region are slowly realizing that the devastation left by a continuing drought and wildfires stretches far beyond their dusty soil.

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A new report from the National Center for Foreign Animal and Zoonotic Disease Defense at Texas A&M University identifies several major priorities for developing the next generation of disease screening tools for livestock, milk and other products.

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There are several major internal parasites of horses, and control is aimed at reducing their numbers at certain points in their life cycle.

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Often speculation arises about how tall a foal will become at maturity. Many years ago, somebody taught me about predicting the future height of a horse from measurements taken when it was just a foal.

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As the season and type of cattle vary, the challenge of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) may increase. Sticking to the fundamentals of evaluating an anti-infective treatment can help producers and veterinarians implement and evaluate the success of their program, which goes hand-in-hand with better profitability.

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If one pesky house fly can ruin a picnic or family evening, think how cattle must feel.

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