Animals & Livestock
Purdue Extension is offering a 10-session program to help beef producers improve the profitability of their operations through effective farm management.
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A national task force report on the growing problem of antibiotic resistance in animal agriculture spotlights the need to make finding solutions a top public health priority, said Willie Reed, dean of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.
cattle grazing
Fall is the ideal time for livestock producers to walk their pastures and assess what may need to be improved before next year's grazing season, a Purdue Extension forage specialist says.
Beef and dairy producers in Indiana should watch their herds carefully this fall for signs of the blood disease anaplasmosis, a Purdue animal health specialist says. The disease causes severe and potentially fatal anemia in cattle but poses no threat to humans.