Stories about animal welfare
Animal welfare advocates filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate Wisconsin’s new wolf management plan, accusing state wildlife officials of violating the state’s open meetings law and disregarding comments from wolf researchers and supporters.
Jay Bliler’s excitement for research has resulted in a National FFA agricultural proficiency award.
When a mineral feeder is empty for multiple days, there will be implications for an animal’s immune system.
The Kauffman family has been raising and selling turkeys for 90 years, but the family started the farming operation many years prior to that near Waterman.
Picking up where I left off last month, the Lord has indeed blessed us with another great month. For the most part, things have been going very well. The weather has been good.
Stopping by Clavin Dairy Farm, chances are you’ll see three generations of the family milking cows. “I started milking when I was 7 years old and my girls probably started a little bit earlier,” said Leanne Casner.
The goal for raising dairy calves is to develop the highest quality heifer that will maximize profits when it enters the milking herd.
Environment, management and nutrition are three major factors that help dairymen achieve a successful calf program.
Livestock producers raising ruminant animals have new all-natural products they can use to support ruminant health.
Not only did Oct. 8 mark the final 85 days of 2023, but Prairie Farms Dairy announced that its 85th anniversary celebration will finish strong with a variety of special activities.
When it comes to technology, I would not consider myself an early adopter. I prefer chatting with a cashier to using a self-checkout. I write lists with a pen and paper instead of an app on my phone.
A coalition of environmental groups is seeking to force the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its regulation of large livestock operations that release pollutants into waterways.
One of the most rewarding aspects of my role is the chance to see how farmers are developing and implementing new innovative solutions as we work together to feed, fuel and clothe the world.
The front page of a newspaper I receive featured two stories that make perfect sense to almost every farmer and little sense to almost everyone who doesn’t farm.
A patented cooling pad technology for hogs will be available next spring. The pads are 2-by-4-foot aluminum tread plates on top of copper pipes that circulate water.