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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2005
Management of beef cattle lameness can be frustrating for veterinarians and producers. But compared to our one-toed equine patients, we have two toes to work with on each foot. This presents some treatment and pain-management options not available for all species. The following article details treatment options I've become familiar with in practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
By dvm360.com staff
The U.S. Supreme Court has yet to decide whether the mandatory fee on cattle sold in the United States is legal. Half of the money goes to the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) and half to state beef councils to help fund advertising, research, and education programs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2005
One of the best ways to evaluate the internal structures of the foot is radiography. It's my opinion that this is one of the most under-utilized tools in bovine lameness evaluations.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2004
The earlier "at risk" neonates are identified and treated, the better the prognosis for a healthy and productive life.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Sep 01, 2004
Maximizing calf survivability is crucial to economic success of beef producers. But having healthy calves starts many months before calving season. Proper herd nutrition impacts calf survivability more than any other factor. Proper environment/facilities also are important. If these two factors are under control, herd outbreaks of calf diseases will be minimized.