Jersey cows at feed bunk
Beef cattle producers should be observant when conducting annual health vaccination protocols on their cattle, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.
In cattle, Mycobacterium bovis causes the disease, which easily spreads among large herds, periodically resulting in the quarantine and destruction of thousands of cattle in the U.S., Canada and abroad and restricting international shipments.
Josiah Brooks, an animal sciences junior at New Mexico State University, holds a prototype for a cattle feed intake device. Brooks is working with Jordan Glaze, an Innovator with the Aggie Innovation Space, to create two parts for the prototype.
cattle on range
Cows and calves grazing
Camera trap images of an American badger burying a calf carcass by itself in Utah's Grassy Mountains, January 2016.