Care for animals to ensure their health and your success
March 25 2010
Misuse of grinders can lead to removing too much of the hoof's outer wall. Your goal is to balance the weight bearing between the inner and outer claws, correct the altered displacement of weight from...
Feb. 10 2010
At our 2009 annual Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council meeting, Maarten Drost, D.V.M., professor emeritus, University of Florida, spoke about on-farm management of obstetrics. His expertise and perspective...
Jan. 25 2010
Don't Forget to Consider BVD Unexplained breeding problems and calf losses are warning signs. Recently, I had the opportunity to work with a small Jersey herd that was losing more and more calves. They...
Jan. 10 2009
Whether you are treating a cow for mastitis, uterine infection, diarrhea, or a number of other diseases, fluid therapy frequently is recommended. Many of these "sick" cows become dehydrated - meaning they...