Milk Cultures – July ’17

July 2017 Newsletter PDF Culture Milk to Save Money by Carrie Bargren, DVM A quarter to a third of cows with mastitis don’t actually need intramammary treatment! The best way…

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Ketosis – May ’17

May 2017 Newsletter PDF Ketosis Within the Cow by Carrie Bargren, DVM Ketosis has become the most significant metabolic disease of dairy cattle in the US, surpassing ruminal acidosis and…

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Hardware Disease – Mar ’17

March 2017 Newsletter PDF Hardware Disease by Carrie Bargren, DVM As we know, cows can be both extremely picky eaters and undiscerning at the same time:  they’ll spend a long…

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Dry Cow Mastitis – Feb ’17

February 2017 Newsletter PDF Mastitis and Dry Cows by Carrie Bargren, DVM At a price of $200 per cow per year, mastitis is the most costly infectious disease among dairy…

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Mastitis – Jan ’17

January 2017 Newsletter PDF I’ve Got a Hot Quarter Here! by Carrie Bargren, DVM When a cow’s milk changes consistency, we know its mastitis, but what’s the best way to…

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Calf Pneumonia – Dec ’16

December 2016 Newsletter PDF *cough* Pneumonia *cough* If you had to guess what calfhood disease has the longest lasting consequences, what would it be? Maybe the title gives it away, but a calf…

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Winter Calves – Nov ’16

November 2016 Newsletter PDF Winter Calves by Carrie Bargren, DVM The leaves on the trees have fallen, the crops are (mostly) in and the temperatures are dropping. It must be…

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Veterinary Feed Directive – Oct ’16

October 2016 Newsletter PDF Veterinary Feed Directive by Carrie Bargren, DVM Since the development of modern antibiotics in 1928, countless lives have been saved, both human and animal. Bacteria fought…

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