Protecting calves from respiratory disease can be a positive for animal well-being and bottom line
Calving season is approaching in fall calving areas and getting those calves off to a healthy start is top of mind for cattle producers. Preventing… Continue reading
Courtesy of: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Beef
This article is a summary of the 2019 Nebraska Beef Cattle Report “The Effect of Cow Udder Score on Subsequent Calf Performance in the Nebraska Sandhills”. Joslyn K. Beard, Jacki A. Musgrave, Rick N.… Continue reading
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
Tips to break the fluke life cycle in cattle
If you’re grazing cattle in coastal areas or river bottom pastures, then your cattle may be at risk for picking up liver flukes. It’s important to consider control measures as conditions… 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 : Mary Hightower, U of A System Division of Agriculture
BATESVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas cattle producers looking to improve their return on investment should consider preconditioning calves before taking them to market, extension specialists told attendees at the… Continue reading