Are you prepared to select your future herd sire?

For others it’s an overwhelming task, with a growing list of genetic indices and options. And for some there is no selection process; a bull is just a bull. Here are a few considerations on why and how to start sorting through your bull selection process for your next herdsire.

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Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1)

There have been a small number of reports from horse owners in parts of western WI and eastern MN of horses showing acute neurologic signs which could be symptoms of Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). For more information, please click “Read More”.

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Cattle Feeder Clinics

The Cattle Feeder Seminar Series provides educational information as a service to the public. For more information, dates and locations, please click “Read More”.

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Common Poisonous Plants of Concern for Wisconsin’s Livestock

While most plants are safe for consumption by livestock, a few plant species can sicken or even kill animals. This publication overviews what poisonous plants are and under what conditions they can be toxic to livestock. A detailed list of common poisonous plants found in Wisconsin along with a description of the level of toxicity and resulting symptoms of ingestion is also included as a reference. If plant poisoning is suspected contact a veterinarian or other specialist immediately, as a rapid response is often required to prevent serious injury or death. To view the full publication, click “read more”.

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