Prudent use of pharmaceutical agents in food-producing animals is essential for animal health and welfare, and food safety. This article describes current drug-use regulations so livestock producers can work with their veterinarian to make smart choices.
Anthrax in livestock and horses is described. Topics discussed include: A brief history of the disease, persistance of spores in soil, clinical signs, what to do if anthrax suspected, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control.
A brief review of the common health problems that can afflict cattle, sheep and pigs. Symptoms and treatments are described, but this is not meant to be a treatment guide. (PDF Format Only)
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture