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  Document ANSI-3260 A Planning Calendar for Beef Cattle Herd Health

By D.L. Step and Elisabeth Giedt. This fact sheet is designed as an aid for beef cattle producers and their veterinarians in planning a herd disease control program. Revised February 2015.

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  Document ANSI-3299 Estimating Water Requirements for Beef Cows

By Courtney Spencer, David Lalman, Megan Rolf and Chris Richards. This fact sheet discussess water requirements for beef cows for necessary for growth, fetal development, lactation, replacing water lost from urine, sweat and evaporation.

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  Document ANSI-3355 Foot Rot in Grazing Cattle

By D.L. Step, Barry Whitworth, Elisabeth Giedt and David Lalman. This fact sheet describes the cause, transmission, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of foot rot in cattle. Revised May 2015.

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  Document ANSI-3359 Managing Persistent Infected Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus in Beef Cattle (PI-BVDV)

By Gant Mourer, Robert Fulton, Grand Rezabek, Chris Richards and Barry Whitworth. Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) is a contributor (along with others) to what is known as “shipping fever,” a complex or bovine respiratory disease (BRD). This fact sheet discusses symptoms, contol, testing, vaccination and prevention of this virus.

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  Document ANSI-3927 Refeeding the Poorly Conditioned Horse

This fact sheet discusses how to feed a horse that is in poor body condition to a successful, healthy weight. Reviewed February 2015.

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  Document ANSI-3929 Rations for Horses: Nutrients, Feedstuffs and Safety

By David Freeman. This fact sheet helps identify the nutritional basis for decision making for feed selection, specifically safely meeting nutrient needs and following feeding practices that aid digestion. Reviewed February 2015.

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  Document ANSI-3932 Common Internal Parasites of the Horse

By Kris Hiney and Elisabeth Giedt. This fact sheet discusses the different parasites found in horses and their control.

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  Document ANSI-3970 Nutritional Concerns for Exercising Horses

By Kris Hiney. This fact sheet discusses the nutritionists' goal to maximize the nutritional impact on exercise, so owners can prioritize exercise and breeding programs which produce and maintain the desired equine athlete. Reviewed September 2016.

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  Document ANSI-3985 Foaling Management and Care of the Nursing Foal

This fact sheet discusses the various aspects of managing and caring for the newborn foal. Reviewed January 2013.

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  Document ANSI-8301 Small Flock Biosecurity for Prevention of Avian Influenza

By Dana Zook and Josh Payne. By practicing good bird management and adhering to proper biosecurity guidelines, producers can reduce the chances of an infectious disease being passed into poultry flocks by people, other birds, mammals, equipment or vehicles.

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  Document P-1027 Economic Effect of Bovine Respiratory Disease on Feedlot Cattle During Backgrounding and Finishing Phases

By Kathleen Brooks, Kellie Raper, Clement Ward, Ben Holland, Clint Krehbiel, and Douglas Step. This research report discusses the economic impact of Bovine Respiratory Disease in feedlot cattle, and the effectiveness of serum Hp. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document PSS-2903 Nitrate Toxicity in Livestock

By Gary Strickland, Chris Richards, Hailin Zhang, and D.L. Step. This fact sheet discusses nitrate toxicity in livestock and how to avoid this deadly problem. Revised March 2013.

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  Document VTMD-3925 Prevention of West Nile Virus Infection in Horses

By Elisabeth Giedt. This fact sheet discusses the transmission, signs, treatment and prevention of West Nile Virus in horses. Revised June 2014.

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  Document VTMD-3976 Controlling Common Internal Parasites of the Horse

By Elisabeth Giedt and Kris Hiney. This fact sheet discusses the different internal parasites of horses and their control. Revised November 2016.

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  Document VTMD-7000 Beef Cattle Ectoparasites

This fact sheet discusses flies, lice, and ticks and their control.

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  Document VTMD-9100 Use, Handling and Care of Vaccines

By Barry Withworth, Gant Mourer and Elisabeth Giedt. This fact sheet describes the types of vaccines and their uses, how to handle them, and how to protect them from elements that could decrease their potency. Revised May 2015.

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  Document VTMD-9114 Equine Purchase Examinations

By Elisabeth Giedt. This fact sheet discusses how and why an exam should be given to horses before purchase. Revised June 2014.

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  Document VTMD-9116 Gossypol Toxicity in Livestock

Gossypol is a toxic compound found in the cotton plant. This fact sheet discusses the effects of gossypol in livestock. Revised February 2015.

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  Document VTMD-9119 Equine Vaccination Programs

By Elisabeth Giedt. This fact sheet discusses important equine diseases that vaccines can prevent. Revised January 2014.

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  Document VTMD-9120 Respiratory Diseases in Horses–What You Can Do to Prevent Them

By Elisabeth Giedt. Early detection of respiratory disease is important for successful treatment and to minimize days lost in training, racing, showing, or poor performance, which often is the greatest cost. This fact sheet discusses the different types of respiratory diseases in horses. Revised January 2014.

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