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  • Embryo Transfer in Cattle Can Be Profitable Open link in new window
    Embryo transfer in cattle is a great tool to allow a producer to get multiple calves per year out of only one cow, but to be cost-effective, it must be successful and end up with a live calf.  
  • Levetiracetam (Keppra, Keppra XR, Kepcet, Kerron, Kevtan, Levitaccord, Levitam) Open link in new window
    As advances are made in seizure control in humans, medications eventually spill down into veterinary use; levetiracetam is a good example.
  • Heart Murmurs in Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    A heart murmur is one of several types of abnormal sounds your veterinarian can hear when listening to your pet's heart with a stethoscope. The murmur itself is not treated; the underlying cause of the murmur may or may not be treated.
  • Idiopathic Cystitis in Cats Open link in new window
    Formerly known as FUS or FLUTD, feline idiopathic cystitis simply means bladder inflammation of unknown cause. It is a set of symptoms that cannot be classified as a disease.
  • Thyroid Supplementation for Horses Open link in new window
    Although horses do not routinely develop hypothyroidism, many horses are given thyroid supplements.
  • Hardware Disease in Beef Cattle Open link in new window
    Hardware disease is a common term used for bovine traumatic reticuloperitonitis, a condition resulting when a cow ingests a metallic object like a screw, nail, or wire.
  • Laminitis in Donkeys Open link in new window
    Laminitis involves inflammation of the structures in the hoof wall that hold the bone in place, and inflammation of the laminae is extremely painful. Laminitis is a severe foot disease in horses and can also affect donkeys.
  • Heartworm Preventive Comparison Chart for Dogs and Cats Open link in new window
    Confused about heartworm protection? This chart compares the popular heartworm preventives to assist you in determining which is right for your situation.
  • Buprenorphine (Buprenex) Open link in new window
    Buprenorphine is considered approximately 30 times stronger than morphine because morphine is more active at the mu receptor, so morphine is a much a stronger pain reliever. Buprenorphine is best used for mild to moderate pain.
  • 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. 

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