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Major Cattle Diseases in Oregon

Sep 2019
Diseased animals require treatment, which is a cost to producers. Additionally, diseased animals do not perform at their maximum ability, adding to the cost of production due to low returns. Early detection of disease usually allows better outcomes when treatment is promptly implemented. Therefore, it is important to recognize disease early, know how to treat affected animals, and how to prevent disease in the rest of the herd.

By Aurora Villarroel, DVM, MPVM, PhD, DACVPM, CVA, CVTP | Publication

Stress and the Immune System

Sep 2019
This article will provide information regarding the effects of stress on health and immune system, as well as feasible strategies that may be adopted by beef producers to prevent stress-related diseases in the herd.

Educational Document

Management Strategies for Dealing with Select Poisonous Plants in Oregon

Sep 2019
Rangelands, pastures and hay fields throughout Oregon often contain poisonous plants that are potentially dangerous to cattle and other livestock.

By Andy Hulting, Karin Neff | Educational Document

Mineral Assessment

Aug 2019
The objectives of this article are to help you perform an initial mineral assessment on diets you are feeding to your livestock and compare that to animal requirements.

By Shelby Filley | Article

The Cryptosporidium Parasite and its effect on Calves and Humans

May 2019
Cryptosporidiosis is a zoonotic disease, meaning transmission from sick calves to humans is possible. It causes diarrhea, abdominal cramps, dehydration, headaches, vomiting, fever, malaise and muscle cramps. If medical attention is not administered, death can occur in severe cases.

By Scott Duggan | Article

BNW Sending Calves to the Feedyard

Oct 2018
This document describes Beef Northwest Feeders recommendations on best practices for preparing your calves for the feedlot environment.

By Chris Schachtschneider | Educational Document

Overview of the Cattle Immune System

Oct 2018
This article will provide basic information regarding health management and the immune system of cattle.

By Reinaldo Cooke | Publication