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Drought Causes Spike in Equine Pigeon Fever Cases in Missouri

The disease causes painful swelling, abscesses, and inflammation in the legs, chests, and abdominal cavities. Read More

Fall Brings Ritual of Hay Buying for Horses

Fall weather brings with it the seasonal chore of buying and storing hay for the winter. Read More

Benefits of Multi-Species Grazing Can be Maximized

Multi-species grazing has several benefits that favor both fields and animals, according to Jodie Pennington, PhD, small ruminant educator with Lincoln University Extension in Missouri. Multi-species grazing is the practice of using t Read More

Missouri Vets Report Surge in Potomac Horse Fever Cases

Potomac horse fever, a potentially fatal disease, has been reported among horses in the St. Louis, Mo., area in unusually high numbers. Philip Johnson, BVSc, MRCVS, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, a veterinarian at the University of Missouri College of Read More