Professionals in the dairy industry who want to learn about problems on dairy farms that result from mastitis now have the opportunity to take an online course at their convenience offered by Penn State Extension.
John Deere has added forage accessories to it’s Worksite Pro attachments line, including two silage defacers (AD7 and AD11), five bale spears (AB21, AB31, AB32, AB42 and AB43) and a bale hugger (AH80).
CSU has launched a new undergraduate certificate in “Spanish for Animal Health and Care” to make sure students in veterinary and animal science fields are equipped to communicate with Spanish speakers.
Like their human caretakers, dairy cows need top-notch medical care to stay healthy. Illness can drop milk production and threaten the rest of the herd, meaning a big headache and lost money for the state’s dairies.
Eighteen months after full implementation of the new VFD rules for medicated feeds, most veterinarians and other stakeholders have become familiar and comfortable with the process and compliance in routine practices.
At least one-third of Colorado’s 64 counties – encompassing vast stretches of ranchland on the Eastern Plains and Western Slope – lack veterinarians needed to care for sheep, hogs, dairy cattle, and beef cattle.
When the FDA issued its final VFD rules back in 2015, they also released a draft guidance for industry offering answers to anticipated questions regarding application of the rules in common and unusual circumstances.
The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council selected Megan Lauber, a master’s degree student at the University of Wisconsin, and Alexandre Scanavez, a doctorate student at Kansas State University, as the 2019 DCRC Scholars.