By: Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension Dairy Field Specialist
Vaccines are a vital part of keeping all livestock healthy. Vaccines help in the prevention of disease, which results in less utilization of antibiotics due to fewer sick animals. Vaccines provide protective… Continue reading
Trichomoniasis, more commonly known as “trich,” is a highly contagious venereal disease that can wreck a herd’s reproductive efficiency. A sound preventive program will help avoid abortions and ongoing losses at a time when every calf is vital to the… Continue reading
Courtesy of: Boehringer Ingelheim
DULUTH, Ga. (Sept. 18, 2019) — Big temperature swings common during seasonal transitions can be stressful for cattle. That, combined with the stress of changing their environments, including weaning or mixing calves, opens the… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Fall-calving herds will be breeding replacement heifers in late November. Now is the time to make certain that those heifers are ready for the upcoming breeding season.
Immunize the… Continue reading
Garth Ruff, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, Henry County
A recent CattleFax survey indicates that calves weaned for 45 days return almost $100/head more.
As summer slips past us yet again and with fall rapidly… Continue reading
Courtesy of: Texas Cattle Feeders Association
USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced initial plans to carry out new animal health activities using funds allocated in the 2018 Farm Bill. The bill established a three-part program to comprehensively… Continue reading