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Genetics

Johne’s Disease and Detection in Beef Cattle – Part I, Frequently Asked Questions

Michelle Arnold, DVM, MPH UK Ruminant Extension Veterinarian What is Johne’s Disease? Johne’s (pronounced Yo-knees) Disease is a chronic disease of profuse, watery diarrhea and weight loss or “wasting” in adult cattle (Figure 1) caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis, commonly referred to as “MAP”. This is a slow, progressive disease that begins when …

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Management

Forage Management; It’s Not Too Late!

– Victor Shelton, NRCS State Agronomist/Grazing Specialist Stockpile forages now to provide needed rest and forage for later this winter. Fall is here even if it doesn’t feel like autumn weather. I like warm weather and am always sad to have to see it go. Several people have commented to me about dry conditions. For me, after …

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