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Now is not the time to cut back on horses having ready access to hay to meet their nutritional needs.
Madhan Subramanian, BvSc, Ph.D., joined Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. Since then, the assistant professor in the Department of Physiological Sciences has been conducting independent and collaborative research.
During a mare’s pregnancy, moderate exercise such as vigorous walking or riding will help control her weight and maintain muscle tone and strength needed for the last two months of pregnancy.
Pfizer Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of Viral Vaccines Dr. Philip Dormitzer spoke today at OSU’s inaugural INTERACT Eminent Speaker Series, verifying that the vaccine protects against the variants from U.K., South Africa and Brazil.
Amy Hagerman discusses federal disaster assistance.
How the beef industry is weathering the effects of February snowstorm.
Hypothermia – a dangerously low body temperature – is a major cause of death in young lambs.
The primary goal is to enhance the catalog of functional elements in the known honeybee genome as a way to promote improved honeybee health.
Follow recommended livestock-care checklists to mitigate significant dangers that arctic blasts bring to animal health and production.
Horses need more feed to replace energy loss brought about by wintertime weather conditions, and that can lead to problems.
Herd immunity. While this term is commonplace in my professional life, chances are these words rarely graced the dinner table prior to 2020.
Antimicrobial stewardship is a coordinated effort by physicians, veterinarians, animal caretakers and agricultural producers to preserve the effectiveness of antimicrobial drugs.
When we think about external parasites that affect livestock, we typically think of battling flies and ticks through the summer and consider the winter to be a welcome respite. We do, however, have lice to contend with in the winter.
Johne's is contagious and can be transferred animal to animal within a species or from one ruminant to another such as a cow to a sheep.
To commemorate Black History Month, the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine remembers the late Drs. Rodye Butler and Deorsey McGruder and their many contributions to their communities and the veterinary medical profession.
Dr. Ashish Ranjan of Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, recently accepted an invitation from the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Scientific Review to serve as a member of the Radiation Therapeutics and Biology Study Section for the Center. Members are chosen based on their achievements in their scientific discipline such as the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors.
Craig Miller, DVM, Ph.D., Dipl. ACVP, is an assistant professor and anatomic veterinary pathologist in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He also serves as a diagnostic pathologist for the college’s Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory and conducts research.
It is not unusual for stage one to occur completely unnoticed, but stage two and stage three may require assistance from the cattle producer.
For the past five years, Jill Akkerman, DVM, Ph.D., associate professor of anatomy in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Physiological Sciences, has been wowing veterinary students and her peers. She has earned a reputation as an outstanding teacher in both classroom and laboratory instruction.
Susan Little, DVM, Ph.D., DACVM, Regents Professor and Krull-Ewing Professor in Veterinary Parasitology at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, received a 2020 Regents Distinguished Research Award in recognition of her research excellence.
Previously obtained colostrum must be kept frozen to protect the integrity of the large protein molecules that make up the various immunoglobulins.
With the current pandemic, terms such as “herd immunity,” “infection rates” and “contact tracing” are now part of daily conversations. You’d hear the same if it were a foreign animal disease, such as foot and mouth disease, hitting the United States. In such situations, animal disease traceability is critical to emergency response efforts.
OSU veterinarian team brings event horse back from the edge of crisis
Congratulations to Dr. Akhilesh Ramachandran on receiving the 2020 Distinguished Early Career Faculty Award! Established in 2018, the award recognizes faculty members granted tenure at Oklahoma State University within the previous three years. Recipients must demonstrate a strong potential for continued contributions to the University and to his/her profession in the areas of instruction, research and creative activity and/or extension/outreach.