Midwest Veterinary Services | Your source for quality vet services, for both companion and production animals. Serving the Tri-State area of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and surrounding areas. We also offer a great selection of online veterinary supplies in our online store.

The Scoop on Scours

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For cow-calf producers, calf scours can be hugely detrimental and a main reason for financial losses. Scours is not just one disease, but occurs due to several diseases and several contributing factors, resulting in diarrhea and dehydration. Causes of scours are noninfectious and infectious, and to prevent the infectious causes of scours, the noninfectious causes need to be under control. …

Midwest Veterinary Services | Your source for quality vet services, for both companion and production animals. Serving the Tri-State area of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and surrounding areas. We also offer a great selection of online veterinary supplies in our online store.

Fetal Programming for Future Profits

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Are you thinking about calving yet? I’m going to assume that for most, the answer to that question is a resounding “No”. With calves to wean, crops to harvest, and continuing wet conditions to deal with, including the dreaded s-word, snow…calving is nowhere on your mind. Since April of this year, there have been over 500 reported cases of diet-associated …

Midwest Veterinary Services | Your source for quality vet services, for both companion and production animals. Serving the Tri-State area of Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, and surrounding areas. We also offer a great selection of online veterinary supplies in our online store.

Do Yourself a Favor, Pregnancy Test Early

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It’s that time again. Preg checking time. Pregnancy testing in beef cattle operations is an extremely important tool. As producers, you have the ability to increase profitability for your operation by strategically marketing open cows when market prices are at their highest and lower your winter-feeding costs by identifying and culling non-pregnant females before the winter months arrive. It is …