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Russ Daly

Professor, SDSU Extension Veterinarian, State Public Health Veterinarian

605-688-6589

Animal Disease Research 107
Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences-Box 2175
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007

Extension veterinarian - Serve as resource on animal health issues for veterinarians, Extension professionals and educators, allied professionals and livestock producers.

Also by Russ Daly

An ear of corn in a field with visible white mold on the tip of the ear.

Can Livestock Utilize Moldy Grain?

While livestock producers know that moldy grain and forage are not ideal feedstuffs, they also know that stored feed occasionally contains a small amount of visible mold, and that their animals consume it with no obvious adverse effects. The question arises, how much mold is too much for a feed to be unsuitable for animals?

Outside entrance to a large-animal veterinary clinic.

COVID-19 and Livestock: Is there a connection?

When reports of the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the US, very few people had likely heard of coronaviruses—with some notable exceptions: cattle producers and their veterinarians.

A dog in the cab of a pickup truck as rain falls.

Preparing to Keep Pets Safe and Healthy During Flood Conditions

As is the case with providing for the care of livestock and other large animals during flooding, a little forward planning for the care of pets can really pay off when considering the disruptions that spring flooding can bring.