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Successful Weaning: Tried-and-True Transition Strategies
Fall feedlot success starts long before calves arrive at the feedyard. Pre-shipment management on the ranch is truly the only way to adequately prepare calves for the changes awaiting them after weaning, writes Kevin Hill, D.V.M., technical services veterinarian,...
Management Tips: Strategies for Reducing Summer Fertility Lag
When summer winds down and temperatures begin to cool, dairy producers can forget about the lag in fertility as a result of heat stress, writes Todd Bilby, Ph.D., Merck Animal Health....
What Can Dairy Care365™ Do for You?
Every day at Bridgewater Dairy, LLC, 240,000 pounds of milk – that’s more than 28,000 gallons – are marketed from northwestern Ohio to bottlers and supermarket chains throughout the Midwest. ...
Preventing Horn Flies Bleeding Profits
By Chris Harris, Senior Editor, TheCattleSite. Problems with horn flies on cattle in the US have been estimated to cost production losses of $730 million a year....
Growth Implants on Beef Heifer Reproduction
By Gene H. Deutscher, Extension Beef Specialist. This guide discusses the benefits and concerns in the use of growth implants with beef heifers. ...
Comparison of RALGRO to No Implant in Sucking Beef Calves at Pasture
By Norm Machell, D.V.M., Technical Services Veterinarian, Schering-Plough Animal Health - To measure the effect of a single RALGRO implant on weight gain in spring born calves in a herd in Saskatchewan through the summer of 1999. ...

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