Tail Docking – Aug ’16

August 2016 Newsletter PDF Why the Long Tail? by Carrie Bargren In recent years, the welfare of agriculture animals has entered the public eye, and consumers expect that the animals…

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Pinkeye – July ’16

July 2016 Newsletter PDF One Eye, Two Eye; Pinkeye, Blue Eye by Carrie Bargren, DVM Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis, commonly known as Pinkeye, is a multifactorial disease caused by a combination…

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Heat Abatement – June ’16

June 2016 Newsletter PDF Heat Stress and Abatement by Carrie Bargren, DVM What do cows and hair dryers have in common? Any guesses? Through rumination and high metabolism, high producing cows…

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Trichomoniasis – May ’16

May 2016 Newsletter PDF Trichomoniasis by Carrie Bargren, DVM Trichomoniasis, other than being an impressive word, is a venereal (sexually transmitted) disease in cattle caused by the protozoa Tritrichomonas foetus and is…

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Improving Fertility – April ’16

April 2016 Newsletter PDF Improving Fertility and Decreasing Twinning by Dustin Lochner, DVM Does it feel like your herd’s milk production has improved through the years but your cows’ ability…

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Ovsynch Update – Mar ’16

March 2016 Newsletter PDF One Shot Closer to Better Conception Rates by Carrie Bargren, DVM The University of Wisconsin-Madison recently published the results of a study that found adding a…

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Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome – Feb ’16

February 2016 Newsletter PDF Hemorrhage Bowel Syndrome by Carrie Bargren, DVM Hemorrhagic Bowel Syndrome (HBS) is a complicated disease of adult, high producing dairy cattle that falls under the category…

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Calf Fluid Therapy – Jan ’16

January 2016 Newsletter PDF Fluid Therapy in Scouring Calves by Carrie Bargren, DVM An outbreak of diarrhea in calves can be frustrating and time-consuming, between taking care of the sick…

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Hoof Health – Dec ’15

December 2015 Newsletter PDF Healthy Cows from the Hoof Up by Carrie Bargren, DVM When a cow develops a foot disease, as with most health problems we work with, there…

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