Are you living on the edge when it comes to parasite control? Are your risky behaviors setting you up for resistance problems down the road? Dr. Mark Alley, DVM, senior technical service veterinarian, Zoetis, offers a list of common practices… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
Internal parasite control in cattle requires timing, planning and persistence. Deworming must be done often enough to control pests and reduce the economic impact of infestation, yet not too often, lest cattle develop anthelmintic (dewormer) resistance.
There… Continue reading
Information courtesy of University of Nebraska
Horn flies are small in size, approximately 3/16” in length and are usually found on the backs, sides and poll area of cattle. During a warm summer afternoon they can be found on the… Continue reading
By: Jill J. Dunkel
In the mid-1800s, producers in northern states recognized the correlation between Texas cattle driven northward in the summer and massive death losses in northern cattle. The culprit – ticks on the Texas cattle that carried “Tick… Continue reading
Source : Sean Brotherson
People working in agriculture manage a variety of stresses on a regular basis.