Source: Texas Animal Health Commission | July 16, 2019

Since July 9, 2019, anthrax has been detected on 3 additional properties in southwest Sutton County and 1 site in south-central Crockett County. The … Read More

Learn from a critical-care veterinarian what you should do if you suspect a snake has bitten your horse. -The Horse Read more… 

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission and USDA APHIS – Veterinary Services

Since the first case of VSV in Texas was confirmed in equine on a Kinney County premises, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has received reports of 8 new confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis … Read More

July 15, 2019

Cattle and beef markets looking for summer direction

by Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

I just returned to Stillwater after several weeks of travel. Late last week I was … Read More

Source: Texas Animal Health Commission

Since June 19, 2019, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has received confirmation of 3 additional anthrax cases in the area of South Texas where anthrax is historically found. … Read More

Source: USDA-APHIS | July 8, 2019

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has prepared an environmental assessment (EA) relative to an oral rabies vaccination (ORV) program in Maine, New Hampshire, New … Read More

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing a new warning about ticks after the reported deaths of 5 cows in North Carolina. All of the cows’ deaths were linked to acute anemia caused by infestations of Asian longhorned ticks in Surry County, a local news station … Read More

A cattle heat stress emergency has been forecast on July 9 and 10. Summer
heat events can result in direct and indirect financial losses for the
cattle industry, especially in Oklahoma and Texas. While weather events
are unavoidable, management strategies can reduce the impact of heat
stress on … Read More

In the July 8 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, hear about the global dynamics affecting US meat trade; and how heat affects the productivity of cattle.

Source: TAHC

The Producers Traceability Council met recently in Denver, Colorado, to discuss issues around data collection for animal identification and livestock traceability. 

The Producer
Traceability Council preliminary recommendations to the livestock industry
include the following consensus points on Database Liability. … Read More