If you’ve ever run cattle on legume pastures in the fall, you know how much of problem bloat can be. Beyond just a problem, however, bloat can sometimes be a serious emergency. If you cull bloat-prone cattle, will it cut your risk?...More
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has revealed the names of 19 industry professionals who will serve on his Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Among the names includes veterinarians, academics and livestock producers, as well as an HSUS employee who has openly criticized modern-day livestock production....More
How do you rate the current availability of large animal veterinarians in your area?
With the torrid cattle market of late, cattle producers are more anxious to ensure their herd health efforts are done right. And that means using your veterinarian as a herd health consultant rather than an emergency room doctor. But in some areas, large animal veterinarians are hard to find. In this week’s BEEF Poll question, we want to know, “How do you rate the availability of large animal veterinarians in your area?” After voting, please tell us about your veterinarian situation in your area in the comments section below.