Animal Health

Penn State Extension Teams assist producers, veterinarians, 4-H groups, and other industry professionals to address these concerns by increasing awareness of the issues and helping them discover and implement practical, effective, and economical ways to improve animal health and well-being.

Animal Health News

An example of a quad plate demonstrating growth from a quarter sample of a cow with a high SCC.  (photo by Ginger Fenton, 2015)
Using On-farm Culturing for More Than Mastitis
July 3, 2017
New ways to incorporate on-farm culturing in herd health routines.
FSMA and VFD: More Letters and Regulations, But How Is My Dairy Farm Affected?
October 20, 2016
Enacted to further improve the safety of our food supply, these laws will impact most farms.
Dr. Wolfgang Named Pennsylvania State Veterinarian
August 8, 2016
Dr. David Wolfgang, who has served for the past 17 years as the Penn State Extension veterinarian overseeing the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program, has been named the state veterinarian by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

Upcoming Events

Preventive Controls for Animal Feed
When: September 18-20, 2017
Where: Mercer, PA