heat stress

Using artificial insemination in very warm weather

By : Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist


As the breeding season for spring calving herds is getting underway, understanding heat stress in Southern Plains cattle takes on increased importance.  Producers that choose to synchronize… Continue reading

Dust Pneumonia in Feeder Cattle

By : Dee Griffin, DVM, MS, Extension Veterinarian, Marilyn Buhman, DVM, MS, Graduate Research Assistant (PhD Candidate),  Dave Smith, DVM, PhD, Extension Veterinarian, Roger Ellis, DVM Graduate Research Assistant (MS Candidate)

This NebGuide discusses dust pneumonia in feeder cattle… Continue reading

Interpretive Summary: Endophyte-infected fescue fed to stocker steers

By: Jackie Walling
Courtesy of American Society of Animal Science

A recent article published in the Journal of Animal Science evaluated the effects of supplemental crude protein (CP) on growth and physiological responses in stocker steers experiencing fescue… Continue reading

A Guide to Reduce Heat Stress in Stocker Operations

Courtesy of vitaferm.com


As cattle producers, when the temperature rises, you begin to feel the pressure of keeping the herd healthy and efficient. The warmer it gets outside, the more your herd runs the risk of decreased performance, increased… Continue reading

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