Livestock: Weaning Tips, Nutrition and Disease Prevention are Key – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2017Weaning is a high stress time for calves as well as producers. If not handled correctly, it can lead to increased illness, reduced gains and additional costs. There are several […]

Kansas Livestock: Caring for Cattle That Survived Devastating Wildfires

🕔Mar 15, 2017Among those hit hard by last week’s wildfire outbreak are the surviving beef cattle. From mild surface burns to debilitating hoof injuries, ranchers and veterinarians are teaming up to render […]

Texas Livestock: Wildfires Take a Toll on Panhandle Producers

🕔Mar 8, 2017Wind-whipped wildfires raced across the Texas Panhandle on March 6-7, leaving in their wake tragic human losses, as well as about 440,000 acres of charred land in eight counties, hundreds […]

Livestock: Grass Fungus Could Cause $1B in Annual Production Losses

🕔Jan 31, 2017Tall fescue is a popular grass used for grazing, hay and erosion control in the eastern United States, but one Clemson University expert believes this grass could be responsible for […]

Livestock: How Bad is it for Cattle to Swallow Hay Bale Wrappers? – DTN

🕔Jan 5, 2017Anyone who chews gum or eats individually wrapped candy has likely swallowed a piece of wrapper at one time or another. Though unpleasant, it’s unlikely the small piece of wrapper […]

Kansas: Cattle Health After Anderson Creek Fire Burned 400,000 Acres

🕔Apr 1, 2016A long road ahead is probably the best way to describe the aftermath of the Anderson Creek wildfire in south-central Kansas, particularly for cattle producers who have relied heavily on […]

Livestock: Deworming Program Critical for Herd Health, Profitability – DTN

🕔Feb 22, 2016Gil Myers doesn’t like to use the term “worms” when he talks about those common internal parasites that affect cattle. He said the word doesn’t convey the true economic importance […]

Indiana Livestock: Overcrowded Barns Pose Disease Risk for Cattle

🕔Jan 28, 2016Beef cattle seeking shelter from harsh winter weather could be at an increased risk of disease in overcrowded barns, Purdue University experts say. Extreme cold or rapidly changing weather can […]

Texas Livestock: Latent Effects of Blizzard a Concern for Cow-Calf Producers

🕔Jan 5, 2016As the snow melts away from Winter Storm Goliath and cattle are gathered back into pens and pastures, cow-calf producers should continue to watch their animals for lingering after-effects, according […]

Arkansas Livestock: 1st Frost Means Hold the Grazing on Johnsongrass

🕔Nov 20, 2015Temperatures are expected to fall below freezing across much of Arkansas by this weekend, which should prompt cattle producers to use caution before allowing livestock to graze fields of johnsongrass. […]

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