Health en Focus on cattle health as BRD season approaches <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>While the cooler weather that fall brings is welcome relief from summer&rsquo;s heat, the fall season also brings the greatest incidence of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD).</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:05:57 +0000 104461 at Market-leading vaccine package gets new look <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Even the best product on the market needs a facelift everyone in a while, and that&rsquo;s what Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) has done.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vaccination Thu, 25 Aug 2016 18:23:55 +0000 104421 at Zika and horses: What you need to know about mosquito-borne diseases <div class="field-byline"> Source: American Quarter Horse Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Zika virus is just one of several mosquito-borne diseases of concern. Here’s a look at the risk.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ranch Management Health Thu, 25 Aug 2016 14:46:00 +0000 104391 at Fall isn't always the right time for fluke control <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ideal time for cattle liver fluke control is when the most adult flukes are present -- in your environment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BEEF Vet Health Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:53:00 +0000 104241 at <p>Cattle liver flukes have expanded their range across more than half the states, depending on cattle and snails living together in wet areas, and now reqjuire&nbsp;new thinking about when to treat.</p> Getty images Fluke control depends on timing, dose <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>&ldquo;Producers have one opportunity to truly control flukes, when the snails are dormant in the mud and cattle are infected with mostly adult flukes,&rdquo; said Mark Alley, Managing Veterinarian</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Fri, 12 Aug 2016 18:23:33 +0000 104041 at Next April: Executive program for beef veterinarians <div class="field-byline"> James F. Lowe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Past veterinary executive program participants say it improved critical thinking skills, diagnosis and networking.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BEEF Vet Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:10:00 +0000 103981 at <p>James F. Lowe, DVM, MS DABVP</p> Excel file: VFD Order Records Summary Sheet <div class="node-body datasheet-body">As you prepare your clients for the Veterinary Feed Directive implementation, one of the most lacking areas for most ranchers and farmers is good recordkeeping. Here are forms to make it easier for them, thanks to a couple of educators in Wisconsin. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BEEF Vet Thu, 04 Aug 2016 21:00:00 +0000 103801 at VFD Order Records Summary Sheet - PDF download <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Bill Halfman and Sandy Stuttgen have developed a VFD Order Records Summary Sheet, one a PDF-based download for paper copies and records and the other an Excel spreadsheet for computerized records. Download it for your records here. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BEEF Vet Thu, 04 Aug 2016 20:48:00 +0000 103791 at VFD records you can offer your clients <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are two types of forms for VFD records you can offer your clients.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BEEF Vet Thu, 04 Aug 2016 20:05:00 +0000 103781 at Blame most veterinary student debt on high tuition <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Veterinary students appear prudent handling debt, but school-caused obligations growing anyway.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BEEF Vet Business Mon, 01 Aug 2016 13:47:00 +0000 103601 at iStock