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Feb 01, 2008

Dangerous perceptions

Several years ago, McDonald's quit using foam packaging and switched to using paper and cardboard for wrapping its food products. The fast-food giant....More
Jan 01, 2008

The future of pain

I can guarantee you that many in the 98% of society with no direct ties to agriculture see prevention or treatment of pain in farm animals as a moral....More
Oct 01, 2007

The correct advice

In regard to veterinarian Dave Sjeklocha's September issue column, is the word, (p. 16) there is no question. This includes optimizing performance....More
Sep 01, 2007

Optimize is the word

I've never cared for the phrase maximum performance when it comes to production agriculture. Maximum means the best or greatest possible with no....More
Aug 01, 2007

About to tip over

We've all misread a few trends in life, some of which evolved into forces that drastically changed lives and entire industries. Thirty years ago, who....More
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Dave Sjeklocha

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

Mike Apley

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