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Lowe Speaks at Cattle Feeders Day

Apr 6, 2016 / In the News

AgriNews (April 2) – The beef industry is going to move from a commodity-based business to an attribute-based marketing system. “Over the last 30 years, the super centers have replaced small grocery stores, and they have different purchasing desires,” said Dr. Jim Lowe, associate professor in the College of Veterinarian Medicine at the University of...

Using Honey and Sugar in Wound Care

Apr 5, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (April 3) – Dr. Maureen McMichael, an emergency and critical care veterinarian at the UI Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, says, “We keep sugar and a big jar of honey in the ER since we deal with many wounds that can benefit from them.” http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-04-03/pet-talk-sweet-healing.html

Wild Badger May Reveal Health Information

Mar 28, 2016 / In the News

Elgin Courier-News (March 26) – Jennifer Langan, senior staff veterinarian for the Chicago Zoological Society and clinical associate professor at the University of Illinois, said badgers are rarely seen in Illinois. http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/elgin-courier-news/news/ct-ecn-elgin-badger-tracking-st-0327-20160326-story.html Also in: * Oak Park-River Forest Patch (March 26) http://patch.com/illinois/oakpark/wild-badger-could-teach-biologists-illinois-environments

Swine Veterinarian Speaks on State of Illinois Pork Industry

Mar 27, 2016 / In the News

AgriNews (March 27) – Dr. Jim Lowe, associate professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, talked to the AgriNews about changing times, changing topics, and being prepared as he spoke on swine veterinary topics at the Illinois Pork Expo in Springfield.   http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/News/Latest-News/Article/Pig-farmers-prepared-for-disease-new-rules-/8/6/14663

Wildlife Babies Probably Not Orphans

Mar 23, 2016 / In the News

Illinois AgriNews (March 23) – The Wildlife Medical Clinic at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana wants people to know more about when and how to help wildlife babies. A wildlife baby that is not with its parent is not necessarily orphaned.   http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/News/Latest-News/Article/It-s-time-to-learn-about-wildlife-babies-/8/6/14625 Also in: News-Gazette (April 10) http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-04-10/pet-talk-spotting-signs-trouble.html

Geriatric Horses

Mar 20, 2016 / In the News

TheHorse.com (March 20) – Scott Austin, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, an equine veterinarian at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, says senior horses require special attention to ensure their comfort as they get older. http://www.thehorse.com/articles/37292/caring-for-and-keeping-older-horses Also in: AgriNews.com (March 10) http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/News/Latest-News/Article/How-to-keep-care-for-older-horses-/8/6/14523

Faculty Speaks on Barn Ventilation

Mar 17, 2016 / In the News

Illinois AgriNews (Feb. 28) – Dr. Clifford Shipley is among University of Illinois experts presenting on March 10 in Lena, Ill., about air quality in food animal production. http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/News/Latest-News/Article/Get-ventilation-tips-at-livestock-workshop-/8/6/14428 Link to story reporting on the talk: http://agrinews-pubs.com/Content/Livestock/BeefNews/Article/Airing-out-ventilation-issues-/9/28/14577

Chameleons and Calcium Deficiency

Mar 15, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (Mar 13) – Nutrient deficiencies were the first things investigated by Dr. Sean Perry, a veterinary intern at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, when a 1-year-old Meller’s chameleon was brought to the hospital’s emergency room. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-03-14/crucial-care-pets.html

Get to Know Nicki Rosenhagen

Mar 14, 2016 / In the News

News-Gazette (Mar. 13) – Dr. Nichole Rosenhagen, a veterinarian at the University of Illinois, dog lover, exerciser and proponent of naps, chatted with The News-Gazette’s Paul Wood. http://www.news-gazette.com/living/2016-03-13/getting-personal-nichole-rosenhagen.html