If you're expecting newborn calves during the cold winter season, you should prepare now for the potential difficulties the weather can bring. We'll give you some tips below to help you care for your winter calves.
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.
Heat stress and exhaustion in chickens can be deadly if it's not caught in time. We're in the heat of summer now. Backyard chicken owners need to be watching their flocks for signs of heat stress. What is heat stress in poultry? Heat stress is a condition in chickens (and other poultry) caused by high temperatures, especially when combined with high relative humidity and low air speed.