Coccidiosis

March 24, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Coccidiosis is a common disease in young cattle that can cause economic loss for the producer. The disease can reduce herd performance and can even cause death. Calves typically contract the disease […]

PI Testing Cattle

February 1, 2017 0
By Laci Jones and Jessica Crabtree A healthy bottom dollar is important in any industry. With cattle prices dropping at the end of 2016, beef producers need to ensure their cattle are healthy, especially during […]

Bovine Leukemia Virus

November 30, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Bovine Leukemia Virus (BLV) is a retrovirus capable of causing cancer in cattle. The disease that is caused by the virus may be referred to as Enzootic Bovine Leukosis (EBL), malignant lymphoma […]

Trichomoniasis

October 28, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth The sexually transmitted cattle disease Trichomoniasis or Trich continues to be a problem in Oklahoma. The disease, which is known to cause infertility and abortions in cattle, is occurring at a slightly […]

Nitrate Toxicity

August 17, 2016 0
By Marty New The goal of any producer is to have high quality livestock, but this cannot be done without high quality forage crops. To prevent death among the herd, cattle producers should monitor their […]

Prussic Acid Toxicity

July 27, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth As the temperature rises and the ground gets drier, plants in the sorghum family may become toxic. A common scenario for a veterinarian is to receive a call from a frantic rancher […]

Anaplasmosis

June 29, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Recently, Kansas State University held a symposium on anaplasmosis to talk about the disease. The summer of 2015 was a bad year for anaplasmosis in Kansas. According to Ram Raghavan, Ph.D. professor […]