Animal Care

Care for animals to ensure their health and your success

As the National Dairy farm magazine, Hoard's Dairyman's Animal Care E-source provides information to dairy herd owners on care of dairy cows and heifers. Attention is paid to prevention, diagnosis illness, and treatment of various health problems. Critical times include calving time. Foot care is a topic that all dairy producers address. Several articles help producers understand Johnes.

American Association of Bovine Practitioners Series

June 30 2011
Prevention still is our most powerful medicine. Dry cow treatment and medicated replacers are getting scrutiny. by William M. Sischo and Dale A. Moore The authors are in the Food and Waterborne Disease Research Unit at Washington State University, Pullman. The article is part of a series being prepared...
Jan. 25 2011
Why treatment protocols are so important. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Protocols ensure sick animals get relief and return to production soon. Also, they help protect your farm and your veterinarian
Oct. 25 2010
Making sure your milk or meat does not contain a drug residue must be a high priority. This article is part of a series prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Consumers of dairy products expect and deserve the ability to purchase safe and wholesome products, and...
Oct. 18 2010
Key considerations are drug effectiveness, safety for the animal, and safety for the food supply. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Our tools to optimize our animals' production, health, and well-being include medications...
Oct. 25 2010
Here's a look at what it is and why it's important to us. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Antimicrobial resistance is the inability to successfully treat an infection because the bacteria causing the disease are not...
Oct. 18 2010
Above all, avoid drug residues. Ship cows in good condition to get top dollar. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners
March 25 2010
The whys, do's, and don'ts of drug use. Milk and meat are our products, but we work with animals, living beings that require care and management to ensure their welfare
These articles are part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.