Monthly Archives: May 2011
In one week of working with Dr. Wade Taylor of Production Animal Consultation I’ve seen over 200,000 head of cattle, and learned a tremendous amount about the veterinarian’s role in the beef industry. One of the most interesting revelations has … Continue reading
These videos were taken during processing 200 hd of high-risk cattle arriving at the Mead Cattle Company yard from Alabama. Dr. Kip Lukasiewicz and I began a small research project to look at immune response to vaccinations of high-risk cattle … Continue reading
As you visit farms this summer, keep in mind the risk of bringing bad bugs on or off farms – here is a link to some inofrmation on personal biosecurity: http://www.cattlenetwork.com/cattle-resources/hot-topics/Personal-biosecurity-for-livestock-farm-visits-121659334.html
Think you know farming? Take the National Farm-City Council Fun Facts Quiz: http://www.farmcity.org/fun_facts/index.html
On Tuesday I was sent to the Ingham County fairgrounds with other MDA employees to help with a disaster preparedness simulation. The exercise was a joint effort involving mostly the American Red Cross and the State Animal Response Team (SART), … Continue reading
2011 FSF students and their mentors met on Momday May 16th to kick-off this years program. There are 22 students in this years Summer FSF program.