Anthrax Increase in Texas – 10 Cases in 2019 Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) plays a vital role in animal disease surveillance efforts, including anthrax. On average, TVMDL diagnoses two to three positive cases of anthrax annually in […]

Livestock: Don’t Ignore Toxic Butterweed – DTN May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019
Those yellow flowers filling fields across the Midwest aren’t buttercups, baby. They are weeds and consumed in enough quantities, cressleaf groundsel, also called butterweed, can be toxic to livestock. Ohio […]

Texas: Ranch Cattle Sorting School, Competition, Mercedes, May 19 Apr 19, 2018

🕔Apr 19, 2018
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship, or CRSNC, will present the South Texas Western Heritage Ranch Sorting School and Competition May 19 in […]

Oklahoma Livestock: Don’t Forget About Post-Wildfire Trauma Apr 17, 2018

🕔Apr 17, 2018
Adrenaline-fueled panic and confusion may still be affecting livestock even after the flames of recent wildfires have passed, meaning producers need to use caution when working with the animals. “Fear […]

Texas Livestock: Communities Come Together to Aid Animals Displaced by Floods Jun 10, 2016

🕔Jun 10, 2016
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent strike teams continue response efforts to help with hundreds of livestock and companion animals displaced by flooding along the Brazos River. Two holding/shelter facilities […]

Texas: Horse Owners Should Vaccinate Against Mosquito-Borne Diseases Feb 18, 2016

🕔Feb 18, 2016
Texas horse owners are urged to have their animals vaccinated to fend off the threat of West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis. Dr. Terry Hensley, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Livestock: Freezing Temps Should End This Year’s VSV Outbreak – DTN Oct 21, 2015

🕔Oct 21, 2015
Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan is looking forward to some cold weather. Freezing temperatures should mark the end of this year’s outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV). It’s been an […]

Kentucky Alfalfa: Blister Beetles – Bad New for Horses, Don’t Let Them Infect Hay Jul 8, 2015

🕔Jul 8, 2015
What Alfalfa Hay Producers and Buyers Should Know About Blister Beetles Blister beetles are plant-feeding insects that contain cantharidin, a toxic defensive chemical that protects them from predators.  Accidentally crushing a […]

Louisiana: Horse Diagnosed with RNA Virus Dec 2, 2014

🕔Dec 2, 2014
A horse in Port Allen, Louisiana, has been diagnosed by the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine with equine enteric coronavirus. This highly infectious RNA virus can cause intestinal distress and […]

2 Families, 2 Approaches to Building Ranch Tourism — DTN Oct 22, 2014

🕔Oct 22, 2014
The first thing I notice about Steve Kuhlman when he is adjusting my stirrups on a Paint known as “Scout” is his accent. It’s slightly laced with the brogue I […]

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