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Why Continuing Education Is A Must For A Beef Vet

  • Mar 24, 2014
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    Skipping The Basics Can Carry A Big Bottom-Line Penalty 1

    A breeding soundness exam (BSE) is a fertility exam performed on bulls by a veterinarian; ideally it’s performed annually. It consists of three components – scrotal circumference, a physical exam, and a semen evaluation, and it typically costs between $50 and $150/bull. That’s not an insignificant amount of money, but it pales in comparison to the lost revenue of open or late-calving cows....More
  • Mar 11, 2014
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    4 Things To Keep In Mind About Calf Scours 5

    “Almost no herd goes through a calving season without some scours. In severe out- breaks, the effects of scours in an individual herd can be overwhelming. Illness may occur in 70% of calves born and death may occur in 50%,” says Don Hansen, Oregon State University Extension veterinarian. Here are four things to keep in mind when dealing with calf scours....More
  • Mar 10, 2014
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    College Student Takes BEEF Editor To Task Over Antibiotic Resistance Article 61

    The issue of antibiotic resistant pathogens is emotional, and particularly so when antibiotic use in animal agriculture is implicated. Antibiotic resistance is exceptionally complex; not only is it not fully understood, it’s difficult to report about. One college student, however, takes a BEEF editor to task over how the magazine handled the antibiotic resistance issue....More
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