Many small farms raise cattle and other livestock. These “hobby” or “lifestyle” farms are growing across the US. Insect-borne disease in livestock is a serious problem for farmers, as cattle are susceptible to a wide variety of insect-borne diseases, many of which are fatal – and all of which are inconvenient to both cattle and farmer. For cattle owners, there are a handful of diseases and their transmitters to look out for in your herd.
At Absorbine®, we have been talking a lot lately about hobby farms. Hobby farms – also known as “lifestyle” or “retirement” farms, are on the rise in the U.S. Read on for some statistics and facts around this growing trend on the Absorbine Blog