Daily Archives: June 4, 2010

Pinkeye and Cancer-Eye in Cattle

Dr. Ron Lemenager, Beef Extension Specialist, Purdue University, discusses the causes, prevention and treatment of cancer-eye and pinkeye in cattle.

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Targeting EPA

Targeting EPA

DTN

Bitter debate over greenhouse gas controls and the role of the EPA continues and could become more volatile as the takes up a proposal limit the authority of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Graze Wet Pastures Carefully

Graze Wet Pastures Carefully

Hay and Forage Grower

Take care if grazing cattle on soft, wet pasture – trampling can weaken plants and reduce production for months or years, says Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska Extension forage specialist.

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BeefTalk: The Burden Is on the Producer to Use the Right Tools

BeefTalk: The Burden Is on the Producer to Use the Right Tools

Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

Growth and average daily gain remain tops in the feed yard. Regardless of how and when growth is measured, cattle that grow are needed.

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Does Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infect Wildlife?

Does Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infect Wildlife?

Max Thornsberry

Beef Today

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is a very contagious viral disease of all cloven hoofed animals, as well as the nine-banded armadillo. Swine species are the most susceptible animals, often developing severe lesions and pustules on the lips, tongue, mouth, nostrils, between the toes, and along the coronary bands at the top of the hoofs.

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‘300-Day’ program shows keys to controlling input costs for cattle producers

‘300-Day’ program shows keys to controlling input costs for cattle producers

University of Arkansas

Cattle producers may have the tools to hedge against volatile input costs right in their own backyards, according to findings from the 300-Day Grazing Program of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture.

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Receiving health program critical for cattle purchased at the sale barn

Receiving health program critical for cattle purchased at the sale barn

Zen Miller, Bill Halfman, and Amy E. Radunz, University of Wisconsin Extension

A survey of a Wisconsin livestock market in 2002 indicated only 7.5% of the cattle were announced as being vaccinated and boostered for bovine respiratory diesease at the surveyed feeder calf sales.

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