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By Twig Marston, Ph.D., May 31, 2022
Liver abscesses continue to be a nagging problem for today’s cattle feeders. Incidences of liver abscesses have continually grown as the fiber in cattle diets is replaced with high-octane energy from starch. Cattle feeders and meat purveyors seek new strategies to reduce or eliminate liver abscesses, but good solutions are difficult to find...READ MORE ›

By Stewart Galloway, Ph.D., May 17, 2022
Split-sex feeding, the practice of feeding barrows and gilts differently, used to be a more common production practice. However, in recent years, fewer farms have implemented this feeding strategy. ..READ MORE ›

By Jon Pretz, PH.D., May 11, 2022
Summertime is quickly approaching, but is your facility prepared for the next heatwave? In the dairy industry, heat stress is one of the leading causes of decreased milk production and fertility in the summer months. In the United States, more than $1 billion is lost annually as a result of poor performance during periods of heat stress. ..READ MORE ›