Know the Signs of Botulisim in Horses

Know the Signs of Botulisim in Horses

Dr. Sally DeNotta, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine You may have heard about several suspected cases of botulism in Central Florida horses this spring.  Thankfully, this deadly disease is considered rare in the Southeastern United...
Managing Laminitis in Horses this Spring

Managing Laminitis in Horses this Spring

Springtime is an exciting time for equine enthusiasts. Warmer weather allows owners to pull off those winter blankets, enjoy trail rides and start utilizing the newly growing summer forages. The increase in forage availability can lead to issues with laminitis....
Preparing Your Farm for the Cold Weather this Weekend

Preparing Your Farm for the Cold Weather this Weekend

Cold weather is forecast for this weekend, but how cold will it get in your area?  The National Weather Service has developed a nice tool to help with this:  https://www.weather.gov/forecastpoints.  Once on the website you can either use a pointer on a map or the name...
Keeping Pasture Weeds Under Control

Keeping Pasture Weeds Under Control

  A theme I have seen this past year is pasture weeds becoming a major nuisance for landowners and cattlemen. Weeds don’t just reach a threshold overnight, there is a time we can make an impact without breaking the farm budget. However, many times pasture weeds have...