Maintaining production and Low Somatic Cell Counts During Summer Heat Stress

Heat Stress has the potential to greatly diminish herd performance and profitability. However, the impact of heat stress can be minimized by taking steps to prepare your herd to perform well during the hot summer months. Consider the following areas when making heat abatement preparations: Cooling Systems: Functional and efficient[…]

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Lyme Disease in Equines

We live in an area rich with Ixodes ticks that carry the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, which is associated with Lyme disease in people, dogs, and horses. The risk of Lyme disease in your horse (while lower than you or your dog) is increasing at a steady pace as a higher proportion of[…]

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