Hen Molting: What To Egg-spect

While the average pet owner may be familiar with the seemingly never-ending tufts of fur shed by their cat or dog, the hobby farmer may be more familiar with another loss of overcoat—hen molting. Molting is the annual process through which hens cease to lay eggs and, instead, divert their energy toward replacing their feathers. […]

Backyard Chickens: A Compre-hen-sive Guide

While many people are content with a pet dog or cat, others may seek less traditional animal friends. For those looking for more exotic pets, chickens can offer not only companionship but also benefits such as egg production, soil fertilization, and educational opportunities to help forge the connection between farm and table. Dr. Ashley Navarrette, […]

Texas A&M SAH Team Faces Unique Challenges Treating Rescued Otter

Story by Megan Myers Fisher, the North American river otter, made quite a splash when he recently came to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Small Animal Hospital (SAH) for a dental procedure. Though Fisher came in for a simple tooth extraction, his veterinary team discovered a much more serious […]

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