Texas Livestock: Can Drones Aid Sick Cattle? Feb 27, 2019

🕔Feb 27, 2019Scientists within The Texas A&M University System are testing new technologies at a feedlot in the Texas Panhandle to find ways to reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock and […]

Texas Livestock: Anthrax Confirmed in Jim Hogg County Calf Jun 6, 2018

🕔Jun 6, 2018Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) officials confirmed anthrax in one calf on a Jim Hogg County premises on June 1. This is the first anthrax case in Texas this year. […]

Livestock: Weaning Tips, Nutrition and Disease Prevention are Key – DTN Oct 10, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2017

🕔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, 2016

🕔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, 2016

🕔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, 2016

🕔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 […]

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