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

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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...
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Why treatment protocols are so important by K. Fred Gingrich II, D.V.M. The author is owner of Country Roads Veterinary Services, Ashland, Ohio. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Protocols ensure sick animals get relief...
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Making sure your milk or meat does not contain a drug residue must be a high priority. By Paul Rapnicki, D.V.M. The author is at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. This article is part of a series prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners....
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Key considerations are drug effectiveness, safety for the animal, and safety for the food supply. By Keith Sterner, D.V.M. The author is at Sterner Veterinary Clinic, Ionia, Mich. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Our...
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Here's a look at what it is and why it's important to us. By Hans Coetzee The author is in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan. This article is part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners. Antimicrobial resistance...
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Above all, avoid drug residues. Ship cows in good condition to get top dollar. By Sarah Wagner, D.V.M., and Lisa Pederson The authors are assistant professor, Department of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University, and Beef Quality Assurance Specialist, North Dakota State University, Fargo. This...
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The whys, do's, and don'ts of drug use. By Sarah A. Wagner and Virginia R. Fajt The authors are an assistant professor, Department of Animal Science, North Dakota State University, and veterinary physiology and pharmacology at Texas A&M, respectively. Milk and meat are our products, but we work with...
These articles are part of a series being prepared in cooperation with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.