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Dave Sjeklocha

Dave Sjeklocha, DVM, is operations manager of animal health and welfare for Cattle Empire, LLC, Satanta, KS.

Feb 08, 2016

Animal rights groups use faith outreach, click activism to reach followers

People want to be involved. They want to feel like they are a part of something. Social media is a tool that provides this opportunity with little effort. All they have to do to participate is click “Like,” or “hashtag” something....More

Mike Apley

Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, is a professor in clinical sciences at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

Jan 04, 2016

Questions about VFD? Let's clear up the confusion

The big change for BEEF readers will be when the new VFD drug labels go into effect, which is expected to happen during December 2016....More

W. Mark Hilton

W. Mark Hilton, DVM, is a clinical professor of beef production medicine in the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN.

Feb 18, 2016

Here's how attaining zero calf sickness is absolutely possible

Shorting the cow nutritionally during any of the 283 days of gestation could negatively impact the developing fetus and make it more susceptible to disease after birth....More
What's Vet's Opinion?

Three top U.S. veterinarians provide tightly focused discussion of specific beef cattle disease and welfare topics.

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