Black vultures play an important role in our overall ecosystem. These birds consume and dispose of animal carcasses. However, when their feed supply becomes limited, they will resort to killing live animals, such as newborn calves. Dr. Katie VanValin, assistant extension professor, University of Kentucky, explains how they tackle … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Nov. 17, 2020

Texas peanut producers experienced a difficult 2020 growing season due to drought, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert…. Read More

Nov. 16, 2020

The current state of beef demandBy Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist

By many measures, beef demand has remained remarkably strong since the pandemic started in March. The first half of the year was characterized by … Read More

Difficult calving can have long-term implications for a mother and her offspring.

Source: Oklahoma State University DASNR | Nov. 12, 2020

Difficult calving can have long-term health implications – potentially even be fatal … Read More

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, Kansas. Facility rendition courtesy of NBAF Design Partnership

Source: USDA Agricultural Research Service

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF), in Manhattan, Kansas, is a world-class … Read More

From antibiotics and anti-inflammatory tablets to anti-ulcer pastes and deworming medications, we ask our horses to consume a variety of products. Read Dr. Nancy Loving’s top tips and tricks for medicating your horse in this article from The Horse… 

The Ohio State University Beef Cattle Letter discusses blackleg and answers some frequently asked questions regarding the costly disease, including: What it is, how cattle get it, what it does, how it’s treated, and how to prevent it. Read more at the Beef Cattle Letter…

Bovine respiratory disease (BRD) has been a reoccurring and expensive challenge for cattle producers and Dr. Jim Sears, veterinarian and senior technical advisor with Elanco Animal Health said stress is the main reason. Ron Hays, Radio Oklahoma Network, talks with Dr. Sears about BRD research and treatment on … Read More

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Nov. 2, 2020

“We interrupt this La Niña with an early winter storm”

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma … Read More

Veterinarian James Gober shares steps for ensuring bull health and reproductive success this breeding season.

Thousands of dollars are spent yearly on the purchase of elite livestock by operations large and small. … Read More