Cattle spend much of their time outdoors, where they’re exposed to a number of natural risks, including exposure to severe weather. According to a 2015 USDA study, weather-related deaths were one of the leading causes of loss, claiming a total
There’s an old saying in the livestock industry: “If you have livestock, you’ll have deadstock.” Animal death is an unfortunate but inevitable reality for every cattle operation – whether you’re running a feedlot or dairy farm. Cattle mortality rates have
As we’ve all seen over the last few months, the outbreak of an infectious disease can have disastrous and widespread effects. Though an outbreak on your farm is not on the same scale as a pandemic, a few of the
To many, summer is an idyllic time defined by sunshine, vacations and fun outdoor activities. For the agriculture industry, however, the season can pose a set of unique threats to the well-being of your livestock, workers and even your family.
Author: Tim Craig As we settle into spring and temperatures rise, elements of wildlife become more active, including those that can spread disease. As we dust off our riding boots, it’s important to ensure our horses are protected and prepared for