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  • Potential Vaccine for Anaplasmosis in Cattle Open link in new window
    Researchers at Kansas State University and the Department of Agriculture published a study that they say was the first in addressing the urgent need to develop a vaccine against the tick-borne disease anaplasmosis. 
  • Feeding Pumpkin to Your Horse Open link in new window
    The first thing to consider when feeding any fruits or vegetables to your horses is whether the item is toxic. Just because a human can eat it does not mean a horse can.
  • Late Gestational Nutrition for Beef Cattle Open link in new window
    The last trimester of gestation in beef cattle is an important time to check nutrition.  
  • Intestinal Parasites Are a Serious Problem for Small Ruminants Open link in new window
    Small ruminants like sheep and goats have a serious problem with intestinal parasites, but there are some management techniques you can use.  
  • Excessive Water Consumption in Horses Open link in new window
    Drinking excessive water in horses is not common, but when it occurs, the reason could be important.
  • Ataxia in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    Ataxia is a symptom caused by some type of central nervous system problem in which the brain cannot correctly tell the body what to do. It is an inability to make normal, coordinated, voluntary movements.
  • How to Find a Good, Responsible Breeder Open link in new window
    A responsible breeder is one who cares about their animals-and you as their potential family-more than their own profit. Here are some ideas on how to find a good one. 
  • Ear Mites in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    This annoying parasite is a common source of ear infections, especially in cats and kittens. Where do they come from? How do you get rid of them?
  • Feeding Fat to Horses Open link in new window
    Fat is commonly used as an energy source for horses as it supplies two and one quarter times more calories per gram than carbohydrates.  
  • What Is a Marker and Why Is It Used in Training? Open link in new window
    A marker is a word, sound or gesture that signals the exact moment your pet has offered a behavior you like and want repeated.

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