By: Kylee Kohls
There’s a cause and a consequence for everything.
You can see it in cow herds just before and after calving, says Allison Meyer, animal scientist at the University of Missouri.
The 5.5% of calf deaths in the… Continue reading
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — One Arkansas native is looking to improve the state’s cattle industry through artificial insemination and is working to break the stigma around it.
Charles Looney, now professor and extension cattle improvement specialist for the University of Arkansas… Continue reading
(SAINT JOSEPH, Mo., July 23, 2019) Pinkeye is a highly contagious infectious disease that impacts cattle across the world. According to a University of Nebraska Veterinary website, pinkeye costs U.S. beef producers between $150-300 million per year. Economic hits can… Continue reading
Dr. Les Anderson, Beef Extension Professor, University of Kentucky
Spring-Calving Cow Herd
• Remove bulls from the cow herd by the end of the month and keep them away from the cows. A short calving season can concentrate labor during… Continue reading
By: Miranda Reiman
How many months out of a year is a mother cow just eating for herself?
Hopefully none, says Janna Kincheloe, North Dakota State University animal scientist.
“The cow should either be lactating or developing a fetus at… Continue reading
By : Carl Dahlen, NDSU Extension Beef Cattle Specialist
Maintaining a closed beef herd is a task that few beef producers care to undertake, yet it can have benefits from a herd health and biosecurity standpoint.
To be sure,… Continue reading