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This winter’s mild weather has created calving conditions that are favorable to the producer and the livestock. However, colder temperatures and wind are still a risk to newborn calves.

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From miscarriages in cow herds to respiratory disease and poor production in stocker calves, bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) wears many masks. Here’s exactly what BVD can do when you’re raising cattle.

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Meat processing facilities were deemed essential businesses early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, and continue to be recognized as such. However, recent research shows the pandemic operations of larger facilities may have actually contributed to the spread of COVID-19 in local communities.

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The expression “tongue tied” generally refers to someone who is reluctant to speak, but it might also apply to a cow with a certain type of infection in the tongue and throat area—a condition commonly known as wooden tongue.

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While you may have heard of a cow being diagnosed with hardware disease, many misunderstandings exist about this syndrome.

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The term “herd immunity” has come into common usage in recent months. The concept of herd immunity is a companion concept to individual immunity.

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Driving or riding through a pen or pasture of cattle is a favorite chore for many producers. Making sure our cattle have plenty of clean water, access to feed or forage and monitoring herd health are important aspects of daily care. When examining cattle, one important disease not to overlook is pinkeye.