When recently purchased weaner cattle become lame there is a tendency to blame the hard floor surfaces of the saleyards through which they transited. However, lameness, like many diseases, is caused by multiple factors.
Pets behaving badly are a family menace and the solutions are often frustratingly evasive. You need to know how to set humane and effective limits for wrongful behaviours - these ten hints may help make your pet a better buddy.
Determining why a horse has decreased appetite or inappetence can be difficult, especially if it is the only clinical sign the horse is showing.
Repetitive behaviours such as pacing, barking incessantly, circling, tail chasing and self-mutilation that appear to have no purpose can be described as obsessive-compulsive disorders. How does a behaviour become compulsive and can it be treated?
When a pet's behaviour goes astray, the results affect the whole family. There are solutions to most of the annoying behaviours that are troubling you and your pet. Usually the solutions flow when the following four questions are answered.
It is a not uncommon experience to find that satisfactory reproductive performance is obtained in the herd during the artificial breeding period, but that the reproductive performance of the cows that fail to conceive during the artificial breeding period
On many farms the control of liver fluke relies on treating all of the cows in the herd at drying off with an effective fluke treatment.
Every dog has the potential to be a star student. Start with the basics and teach your dog to sit, drop, stay and come.
Of all the domesticated animals, horses seem to be most prone to development of dental abnormalities for a number of reasons.
Augmenting the diets of horses with 'super fibres' will increase the energy content of rations. An added boon to the use of super fibres is the positive effects they have on preserving gastrointestinal health.