Pet Preparedness | Part 5

Preparing your community The successful mitigation of any disaster requires action by many, including volunteer and full-time first responders; local, state, and federal government officials; academia; the medical community; and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Unfortunately, many people in non-animal/non-agricultural occupations or … Continue reading

Themes in an Outbreak Investigation Series | Part 1

What is a diagnostic investigation? A diagnostic investigation is the systematic application of epidemiology and clinical testing to determine the cause(s) of a disease or symptom. Diagnostic investigations are performed when there is a problem resulting in morbidity, mortality, or … Continue reading

Using Cow-Calf Health and Production Data Series | Calving percentage and calf death loss

Previous articles entitled “Using cow-calf health and production data: Pregnancy percentage” and “Using cow-calf health and production data: When are cows getting bred?” discuss methods of measuring reproductive efficiency such as pregnancy percentage and distribution of breeding dates. Calving percent … Continue reading