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Black: Parakeets and dogs

August 4, 2017 — Most of us who deal with animals on a regular basis are familiar with the books of that well-loved veterinarian and author of "All Creatures, Great and Small," James Herriot. He seems to embody everybody's image of the kindly, competent country practitioner. Occasionally wrong, but

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Black: My Introduction to Trichomoniasis Foetus

July 28, 2017 — I was the veterinarian for a livestock company in the northwest. We had 10,000 cows on six ranches in five states with a progressive, well-managed cow/calf operation. The year was 1976. In October I preg-tested our cows in Owyhee County, Idaho. The conception rate was

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