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UK Ag Equine Programs launches monthly research and outreach newsletter, Equine Science Review

By Holly Wiemers University of Kentucky The University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs has launched a new monthly newsletter, the Equine Science Review, highlighting UK equine research and outreach efforts. The free newsletter comes out mid-month from the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, which is home to world-class research and service excellence in equine health, safety, nutrition,...

UK’s Department of Veterinary Science responds to increases of Nocardioform placentitis reports

By Holly Wiemers University of Kentucky The 2019-2020 foaling season has seen an increase in reports of Nocardioform placentitis, both in cases submitted to the University of Kentucky’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and in reports from equine practitioners in the field. Nocardioform placentitis is an equine placental disease affecting pregnant mares and their foals during pregnancy. UK’s VDL...

UK Ag Equine Programs to host showcase, 4th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course

University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host a UK Equine Showcase Jan. 18 and the 4th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course Jan. 19, both at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, 1490 Bull Lea Road.   The UK Equine Showcase, now in its second year, will highlight the university’s current equine programs and relevant industry findings. It will run from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 18, with a light...