Navicular Disease

June 8, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Navicular ‘disease’ is a condition that affects the navicular bone, navicular bursa, deep digital flexor tendon and/or the associated ligaments attached to the navicular bone. Navicular disease, navicular syndrome, caudal heel […]

Rhodococcus Infections in the Foal

March 21, 2018 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Rhodococcus pneumonia is one of the most common causes of pneumonia in foals one to four months of age. Rhodococcus equi (R. equi) is the bacterial that causes an infection in […]

Mycoplasma in Backyard Poultry

March 15, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM Your neighbor has a beautiful healthy hen that you want. She graciously gives her to you. After being in your flock for a few weeks, you notice a decrease in the […]

Digital Dermatitis

February 23, 2018 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM All cattle producers at some time will deal with a lame bull, cow, or calf.  Bovine lameness is associated with lost production, reproductive inefficiency, premature culling, and increase cost due to […]

Zoonosis

October 2, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth Humans partake in many activities throughout the day that exposes them to germs, but many of us may not realize that animals may be a source of those germs. Events such as […]

Subchondral Bone Cyst

September 8, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb Last month we talked about osteochondritis dissecans (OCDs). This month we are going to talk about subchondral cyst, which is another type of bone disease commonly seen in horses. Unlike like OCDs, […]

Rabies in Farm Animals

August 7, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM In the first half of 2017, four cases of rabies have been diagnosed in cattle in Oklahoma. When most people think of rabies, they have visions of a foaming at the […]

Diarrhea in the Adult Horse

June 23, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb The equine digestive tract is a complex and fragile system that is easily disrupted. Colic is the most common outcome of a digestive tract upset in a horse; however, diarrhea is a […]

Bovine Tuberculosis

May 31, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth In 1917, Congress appropriated the money to begin the State-Federal Cooperative Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication Program. The program was started to reduce the number of human tuberculosis cases that were the result of […]
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