Biosecurity

The Fundamentals of Swine Respiratory Disease You Should Know

by Caitlyn Andrews October 27, 2016

As temperatures drop this fall, swine producers need to be prepared for diseases that can accompany cooler weather. Swine respiratory disease (SRD) is the leading cause of swine mortality in the United States! Learn how to identify the symptoms, prevent and treat swine respiratory disease before it becomes a problem in your operation.

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Scours in Calves: Here's What You Need to Know

by Caitlyn Andrews September 08, 2016

Calf scours is a common problem for producers, and can be fatal if not caught and treated in time. Calf scours can be a leading cause of financial loss to cow and calf producers. It is not a single disease, but a clinical sign associated with several diseases. Scours can be characterized by diarrhea that often leads to dehydration and even death.

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Indiana Avian Influenza Quarantine Lifted

by Caitlyn Andrews May 02, 2016

The Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) sent out a press release today that announced the Final Avian Influenza Quarantine in the state has been lifted. As of May 1, 2016, the last of the infected site quarantines was released and a 90-day free status period was achieved.

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The Fundamentals of Killing Spring Time Horn Flies on Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews April 15, 2016

They're back. Those nasty horn flies that make an appearance every year and bite away at your cows' hides. Horn flies show up in the spring, but they remain a problem well into the fall. Now is the time to start fighting back.

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Backyard Chicken Winter Care Tips

by Caitlyn Andrews February 04, 2016

Winter weather can bring challenges to many backyard chicken hobbyists. You may be wondering how you can keep your flock happy and healthy during the cold winter months. Follow these simple strategies this winter to keep your hens safe and productive. Here are some tips to help you with your chickens:

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New Indiana Poultry Record Keeping Requirements

by Caitlyn Andrews January 28, 2016

The newest press release from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health (BOAH) reminds poultry owners of the importance of good record keeping. Not only will it help track the disease should there be a future avian influenza outbreak, but it's required for Indiana. Visit BOAH's website for more information on the affected flocks in Indiana.

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