Mastitis is an inflammation of the mammary gland. It is a disease that can affect production and its quality on dairies. This research group focuses on the examination and development of new methods for controlling mastitis, especially mastitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus. DNA “fingerprinting” helps researchers trace this pathogen from reservoir to fomite to host.  Following […]

Crooked calf – lupine induced arthrogryposis

Collaborative research FDIU and USDA PPRL Ut Overview Crooked calf is the colloquial name given to a pattern of congenital anomalies that occurs in the offspring of range-grazed cows in certain areas of the western United States. The anomalies are characterized by the presence of arthrogryposis (flexure of a joint) of the forelimbs typically involving […]

USAID Feed the Future awards WSU $6 million for Animal Health Innovation Lab

A new $6 million grant from USAID will enable Washington State University’s Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health to tackle some of the world’s greatest challenges in agriculture and food security.

Close up of cattle in Africa walking on dusty road.