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- A sheep brain dissection
A sheep brain dissection tutorial with images and discussion.
- Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Livestock diseases and parasites.
- American Association of Bovine Practitioners
The American Association of Bovine Practitioners is an international association of veterinarians organized to enhance the professional lives of its members through relevant continuing education that will improve the well-being of cattle and the economic success of their owners, increase awareness and promote leadership for issues critical to cattle industries, and improve opportunities for careers in bovine medicine.
- American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
- Animal Disease Information
Animal disease factsheets, image database, power points, zoonotic fast facts, disease wall charts, etc.
- Biological Risk Management For Veterinarians
Improved infection/disease control in animal production facilities and in veterinary clinics in increasingly recognized as the new standard of care. This not only prevents the spread of endemic diseases, but zoonotic and foreign animal diseases as well. The CFSPH has designed an on-line resource that focuses on routes of disease transmission and provides practical disease management strategies for use in beef, dairy or equine operation or in the veterinary clinic.
- Bovine Reproduction
Great pictures and information concerning bovine reproduction. The topics (and subheadings) are at the left. There are picture buttons at the bottom. Some of the Back/Forward arrows jump to the end, instead of moving to the next photo, but the designer has been informed.
- Bovine Tuberculosis Eradication: Uniform Methods and Rules
(PDF) These Uniform Methods and Rules (UM&R) are the minimum standards adopted and approved by the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). They were established for the maintenance of tuberculosis-free accredited herds of cattle and bison and the maintenance of State or zone status in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) tuberculosis eradication program. These minimum standards do not preclude the adoption of more stringent standards by any State or zone.
- Cattle Diseases
University of Nebraska - NU Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
- Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Behavior
Within the field of applied animal ethology, there are widely differing views of what actions constitute a given behavior. This encyclopedia will provide a standard for what actions compose a given behavior. The Encyclopedia of Farm Animal Behavior is being undertaken by the United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS).
- Food Animal Production Medicine
This helpful website contains a wide variety of resources for food animal veterinarians. Click on the forms and info link to be connected to PDF files, photos, and videos covering nutrition, milk quality, husbandry (stalls, ventilation, hygiene), software, and lameness. Click on goal form for a detailed plan to improve dairy production medicine goals. The publication link includes refereed journals, proceedings, abstracts, book chapters, links to popular press, and posters.
- Goat Veterinary Society
- Great Plains Veterinary Educational Center
- Infectious Disease In Food Animals
Proceedings of the USDA's National Animal Disease Center virtual conference on infectious diseases of food animals. Topics include respiratory disease, TSE, mycobacterium, salmonella, e. coli Infections, and spirochete diseases.
- Large Animal Cardiology
Tutorial sessions presented by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
- Large Animal Veterinary Rounds
Rounds transcripts presented at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (University of Saskatchewan) Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. The transcripts are available in .pdf format and are searchable by year.
- National Mastitis Council
The NMC is a not-for-profit professional organization devoted to reducing mastitis and enhancing milk quality. The NMC promotes research and provides information to the dairy industry relative to udder health, milking management, and milk quality. Some proceedings are for members only, but clicking on information and resources opens a large variety of links for dairy practitioners and producers.
- Nitrate Poisoning And Feeding Nitrate Feeds To Livestock
The possibility of nitrate toxicity in our forages becomes an issue in the fall season each year. This fact sheet provides background on what nitrate poisoning is and how to handle feeds with high nitrate levels.
- Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Information about Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy by the University of Illinois. In depth coverage of this topic includes the history of the disease, discussion of prions, and human and animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). This site is designed for the education of the general public regarding the risk, cause, concerns, and problems associated with prion diseases.
- Human Fatality After Accidental Injection Of Micotil
Veterinarians and animal health distributors, prior to dispensing Micotil, should require the purchaser to sign a product information fact sheet that indicates Micotil can be fatal in humans, and that there is no antidote for this antibiotic.
- The Beef Industry Food Safety Council (BIFSCO)
This website contains links to a whole range of issues of food safety (Bio-Security, Consumer Info, Pathogens, Foreign Matter, Chemical Residues, Animal Health And Quality Assurance, Food Safety Management, and Best Processing Practices).
- A Guide For Livestock Exporters
From The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Though this is a guide for livestock exporters, it contains a lot of information on general transport guidelines.
- American Sheep Industry Association
- Animal Science - Oklahoma State University
- Beef Cattle Resources
- Bovine Theriogenology Images
A variety of images ranging from artificial insemination to postpartum. Gathered from the teaching files of R. G. Elmore, D.V.M., M.S. Diplomate American College of Theriogenology.
- Breeds - Buffalo, Camel, Donkeys, etc
- Camelids, Bison, Buffalo, Deer & Elk, Donkeys, etc
Select from an alphabetical listing of cattle breeds ranging from Africander through Yanbian.
- Cow-Calf Corner
File of information on cow, bull, and calf management. Covering topics from replacement heifers to general cow herd management. Sponsored by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service and Oklahoma Education Television Authority.
- Dairy Cattle
www virtual library for dairy production.
- Dairy Cattle Nutrition Website
Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences maintains the Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Feeding Management program website. There are publications available covering topics from Diet Formulation and Evaluation to Water and Water Quality.
- Emergency Euthanasia Of Sheep And Goats
This guide is designed to help owners, producers, auction market employees, livestock transporters, and law enforcement officers make the appropriate decisions regarding the emergency euthanasia of sheep and goats. Includes methods and positioning.
- Encyclopedia Of Farm Animal Behavior
Within the field of applied animal ethology, there are widely differing views of what actions constitute a given behavior. This encyclopedia will provide a standard for what actions compose a given behavior. Of special interest is a series of animal behavior movies. The Encyclopedia Of Farm Animal Behavior is being undertaken by the United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service (USDA-ARS).
- Food Animal Production Medicine Nutrition Topics
Publications, information, and data collection tools include: Herd Based Tests For Metabolic Disorders, Introduction To Ruminal Acidosis, Herd Based Diagnosis Of Ruminal Acidosis, Nutritional Management Of Ruminal Acidosis, Factors That Contribute To Ruminal Acidosis, Ketosis And Hepatic Lipidosis, Hypokalemia Article, Calcium Chloride Gel Treatment Of Parturient Dairy Cows, and a Herd Nutrition History And Evaluation Form.
- Foot and Mouth Disease
Latest updates from The Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in Great Britain.
- Goat Resources
Select from an alphabetical listing of goat breeds ranging from Alpine through Zhongwei.
- Hair Sheep breeds
- History of the 1967 FMD Outbreak from the BBC
- Information on Foot and Mouth Disease
Detail information on the Aetiology, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Prevention and Control of the disease from the Office International des Epizooties.
- Institute for Animal Health: Foot-and-Mouth Disease
- Livestock Library
- Merino Varieties
- Pasture Management and Grazing
Information on pasture management, animal health, fencing, weed control and more.
- Sheep Breeds
- Sheep Resources
- Small Ruminant Information
A variety of extension publications on sheep from the University of Missouri. Covering subjects from Care of Ewes and Lambs at Lambing Time to Mastitis in the Ewe.
Yak information sites.
A Friendly Reminder: You are ultimately responsible for the care of your patients. Recommendations and discussions of cases should be considered as recommendations by colleagues for you to consider in your case management decisions. Dosages should be confirmed prior to dispensing medications.