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The first class of students from the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine’s four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program are graduating this cheap cialis online week. Launched in 2008 to meet the need for veterinarians in rural Alberta, production animal, equine health, public practice and research, the faculty’s vision is to bring innovation and community together to advance animal and human health. One of only five veterinary programs in Canada, the school offers a unique combination of practical and theoretical education with a strong emphasis on the professional and clinical skills. Instead of using...

Is It Foot Rot Or Something Else

South Dakota State University Extension | June 05, 2012|Linked VAHS One of the most common ailments that cattle producers will observe in cows or bulls out on summer pasture is lameness.  Whether a case is mild or obvious, an animal “turning up lame” at some point in the summer is inevitable in every operation. Not every case of lameness observed on pasture is caused by the same set of circumstances.  A few causes of lameness, such as deep wounds on the limbs, are quite obvious.  Most, of course are not.  More frequently, animals are observed limping without any observable external injury.  It’s this author’s experience that a...

Forage Research in Canada

 Science Director Reynold Bergen | May 24 2012 | VAHS After 10 years of extremely narrow or negative margins, the outlook for Canada’s cow-calf sector has become brighter. price viagra Growing market access to an increasing global demand for beef means that feeders and packers are competing aggressively for the calves and fat cattle produced from Canada’s smaller cow herd. Grain prices are also high, so grazers are competing with the grain sector for land. High feed grain prices encourage longer backgrounding and grazing periods prior to feedlot finishing. All of these factors point to the need for scientifically validated tools to...