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Spring grazing management for beef cattle
Beef cattle grazing on lush, green pastures is a common sight when driving through the Kansas Flint Hills in the late spring....
Study: ‘Hidden’ genes could be key in development of new antibiotics
A study from the Center for Phage Technology, part of Texas A&M’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Texas A&M AgriLife Research, shows how the “hidden” genes in bacteriophages — types of viruses that infect and destroy bacteria —...
Research catalogs grasses from native Pantanal pastures
Pantanal ranchers now have a guide to native grasses in the biome, with description of plants and management recommendations aimed at environmental sustainability and cattle raising, the main productive activity in the region....
Remember proper injection sites when working calves
Many cow-calf operators are in the process of or getting ready to castrate male calves, immunize every calf against blackleg and respiratory diseases, and in some situations, booster yearlings....
Managing Prolapses in Cows
With spring calving season approaching, many ranchers will have to deal with the dreaded uterine and vaginal prolapse. ...
Dairy Farms Biosecurity: Protecting against Infectious Diseases and Antibiotics Overuse
Biosecurity is a key element in the battle against antibiotic resistance. The goals of biosecurity are focused not only on the reduction or prevention of the introduction of new diseases from outside sources but also on the reduction or prevention of...
Land management in forest and grasslands: how much can we intensify?
High land-use intensity reduces the beneficial effects of biodiversity on ecosystem services. ...
Eleven Ways To Avoid Feed Waste This Winter
Harvesting, storing and delivering a beef herd’s winter rations are the largest expense for most operations. Even small improvements in a winter feed system can result in significant feed cost savings....
For Improved Profit Margins, the Dairy Doctor is in
For Dr. Joe Bender, what goes on in the environment surrounding an animal is just as important as what’s going on inside of it....
Proper hay storage reduces waste, increases profit
COLUMBIA, Mo. – There are two ways to more hay: Grow more or store it better....
Are E. Coli Really Becoming More Heat Resistant?
The past few columns have talked about how antibiotic use contributes to antibiotic resistant bacteria. The same survival-of-the-fittest principle applies to environmental stresses like heat....
Ready for Calving?
Winter and spring calving times are just around the corner....
Scours management begins well in advance of spring calving
Oklahoma State University Extension experts recommend cattle producers with spring calving herds that have had diarrhea problems contact their large animal veterinarians now to plan management strategies....
Researchers listen to cows in method validated for the evaluation of thermal comfort
Losses in productivity of animals exposed to high temperatures and humidity are not as quiet as they appear. And it was literally listening to the cows that a survey led by Embrapa Rondônia used bioacoustics, that is, the sounds emitted by the animals,...
Silage Is Top Choice For These Three Beef Producers
Many Canadian beef producers have been harvesting and feeding silage for decades, while others are relatively new to the practice....
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