Beef

  • WSU College of Veterinary Medicine senior paper highlights
  • 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.
  • 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 calvesTitle: Transcriptional changes detected in fecal RNA from neonatal dairy calves of different breeds following gastrointestinal disease of varying severityTitle: Improving farm-level antimicrobial stewardship benchmarks by reporting antimicrobial use within the context of both the magnitude of disease pressure and the outcome of therapyTitle: 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
  • Winterizing your animals By Dr. Ben Smith, WA Assistant State Veterinarian, Washington State Department of Agriculture
  • What veterinarians should know about GFI#263 By Dr. Bruce Hutton, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Region 3 Field Veterinarian
  • WSU ag senior paper highlights, fall 2023 Title: The relationship between Angus and Santa Gertrudis sired steer calves and Anabolic Implant Protocol relative to steer feeding behavior in the feedlot.Title: Rinderpest rights and wrongs: Disease control lessons for the small animal practitioner.Title: Common causes of abortion in beef cattle in the Southwest Region of the United States.Title: Assessing the relationship between pulmonary lobar consolidation and bacterial prevalence in the upper respiratory tract of Holstein dairy calves.
  • Measuring nonverbal communication between veterinarians and farmers Effective communication skills are essential for veterinarians to realize their advisory role by exploring and understanding a farmer’s worldview.
  • WSU College of Veterinary Medicine senior paper highlights Title: Regenerative agriculture: A veterinary guide to integrative control of GI parasites in pastured Livestock.Lop, lop, snip, snip, sizzle. That’s gotta hurt! How are we doing managing pain in cattle.Title: Common diseases in backyard flocks: Laying hens.Title: Differential gene expression in peripheral leukocytes of pre-weaned Holstein heifer calves with respiratory disease.Title: Comparative diagnoses of respiratory disease in preweaned dairy calves using sequential thoracic ultrasonography and clinical respiratory scoring.
  • Bang bangs, it’s dead!   Brucellosis has evolved from being a domestic cattle disease to a wildlife disease that only persists in bison and elk in the Greater Yellowstone Area (GYA) in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho.
  • Transition of over-the-counter medically important antimicrobials for animals to prescription status Per the FDA, the successful implementation of GFI #263 is an encouraging demonstration of the commitment of animal drug sponsors and veterinarians to support the judicious use of antimicrobials in animals.