The importance of making adequate, clean water available to cattle year-round was the focus of the Kerr Center’s Water and Livestock Workshop on Saturday, June 11. Folks from Oklahoma and Arkansas listened to experts from the center and OSU Cooperative Extension explore water quality and ways to keep water clean on a working ranch.
Holistic Approach to Animal Health and Well-Being
This document covers livestock health management from a whole-farm perspective, including an emphasis on “wellness promotion” as opposed to “disease prevention,” and a discussion of stress management. It accompanied a presentation on the same topic at the 2011 Healthy Soils, Healthy Livestock conference.
Author: Ann Wells, D.V.M.