Revisiting pair and group housing

The 2020 American Dairy Science Association’s 4th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching has generated a lot of discussion within the WSU Field Disease Investigation Unit.

Categories: Dairy

WSU ag senior paper highlights, winter 2023

  • Title: The different castration techniques in beef calves.
  • Title: An overview of the risks and benefits of drinking unpasteurized cow’s milk.
  • Title: Comparison of progesterone based estrus synchronization protocols with differing GnRH and PGF2alpha injections in beef heifers.
Categories: Beef, Dairy

WSU ag animal faculty research updates, winter 2023

  • Title: Effects of a farm-specific fecal microbial transplant (FMT) product on clinical outcomes and fecal microbiome composition in preweaned dairy calves
  • Title: Transcriptional changes detected in fecal RNA from neonatal dairy calves of different breeds following gastrointestinal disease of varying severity
  • Title: Improving farm-level antimicrobial stewardship benchmarks by reporting antimicrobial use within the context of both the magnitude of disease pressure and the outcome of therapy
  • Title: Contrasting fecal methanogenic and bacterial profiles of organic dairy cows located in northwest Washington receiving either a mixed diet of pasture and TMR or solely TMR
Categories: Beef, Dairy