Dr. Tom Noffsinger coaxes beef cattle to play so he can assess their health. He treats animals where medicine use is necessary to prevent animal suffering, and explains the strict safety protocols and record-keeping in place to ensure the medicine has withdrawn from an animal's system before it's sent to market. Location, Eastern Colorado.
Veterinarian Dr. Tom Noffsinger talks about the interaction between cattle and people. Once the cattle understand and have confidence in their caregivers, they can be honest with us on how they feel. In order to evaluate cattle health, it is important to ask them to play.