A prominent member of the Wisconsin dairy industry was killed Thursday night in a plane crash in Carroll County, Indiana. The plane was bound for Green Bay. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel has confirmed that John Pagel and his son-in-law Steve Witcpalek were among the victims who were on the plane that crashed near Rossville. On Thursday […]
Bringing a calf into the house during cold weather calving is not unusual for cow/calf producers around this time of year. It’s when the calf won’t leave, it becomes an issue. An orphan bottle calf rescued during Hurricane Harvey has recently grabbed national attention because well frankly, the heifer now thinks she’s a dog. Harveigh […]
The way we feed our cattle today certainly has evolved since the 1950s as livestock producers and nutritionists have almost gotten it down to a science … or better yet a blueprint. “The Blueprint philosophy behind it is to take a look at chelated trace minerals as the sole contribution of trace minerals in the […]
In Hanna Kambich’s family, they call yelling “showing compassion” for each other. Other people probably call it “anger issues.”
Bovine viral diarrhea virus is a coat of many colors. As Dr. Stephen Foulke, professional service veterinarian with Boehringer Ingelheim points out, we may call it bovine viral diarrhea virus, or BVDV for short, but diarrhea is probably one of the least common symptoms when it comes to the disease. “The biggest thing a lot […]
Rescuers were forced to grab a chainsaw to free this horse after it got stuck between two trees. We’re happy to see the horse made it safely out in the rescue!
This adorable little girl is a natural goat whisperer — she and this goat connect on a whole new level and it’s absolutely adorable! This girl and goat are able to banter back and forth like a couple of old pals. The video was posted on YouTube by DesiignerVEVO.
With many cow/calf producers elbow deep in calving season and trying to tackle calf scours, it’s hard to think about the next big disease challenge for the new offspring. But Dr. Mark Alley, Technical Service Veterinarian for Zoetis says preparing those calves for respiratory disease challenges is vital for every cattle operation. We had the […]
Feeding corn to the pregnant ewes (female sheep) is very important for their health. It’s a process called “flushing.”