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Scientists Find Gene Involved in Livestock Antimicrobial Resistance

Gene also present in pathogens that are responsible for causing bovine respiratory disease. Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have discovered how a previously overlooked gene is involved in antimicrobial resistance — a growing global issue that threatens the health and welfare of both humans and animals. The gene encodes for an enzyme named EstT …

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A Glance into Oklahoma’s Beef Calf Market with Paul Vining

The Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (OQBN) Vac-45 Program is a beef calf preconditioning program implemented by Oklahoma State University Extension in partnership with the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association, with the goal of providing a value-added marketing opportunity for cow-calf producers. For calves to become OQBN Vac-45 certified, they must be weaned for at least 45 days …

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