Daily Archives: December 1, 2010

Baxter Black, DVM: THE HEAD CATCH WRECK

Baxter Black, DVM: THE HEAD CATCH WRECK

As many of you regular readers might guess, people tell me their stories.  Stories about wrecks; horse wrecks, cow wrecks, sheep wrecks, dog wrecks, financial wrecks, Tyrannosaurus wrecks, any kind of wreck you can think of!  ‘Cause all these wrecks couldn’t happen to one guy!

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Factors affecting cattle’s need for protein supplementation

Factors affecting cattle’s need for protein supplementation

Greg Lardy

Tri State Livestock News

This year, many ranchers in the Tri-State Livestock News coverage area grew excellent grass and stockpiled it for use as dormant forage for fall and winter grazing.

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Sanitary Working Practices Insure Good Herd Health

Sanitary Working Practices Insure Good Herd Health

W.F. "Frank" Owsley, Extension Animal Scientist, Associate Professor, Animal Sciences, Auburn University; and James G. Floyd Jr., former Extension Veterinarian

Cattle Today

A good herd health program is essential for a profitable cattle operation. Healthier, better performing cattle ensure production of a safe, wholesome product that consumers can purchase with confidence.

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Another option for synchronizing heat in beef heifers

Another option for synchronizing heat in beef heifers

David L. Morris, DVM, Ph.D.

The Fence Post

Although natural service can be used in conjunction with estrous, or heat, synchronization of cattle, most producers use artificial insemination in their synchronization breeding plans.

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Farmers, activists on different sides of the fence of cow debate

Farmers, activists on different sides of the fence of cow debate

Toledo Blade

Animal-rights activists claim the cattle industry misuses, abuses, and inhumanely treats cows. Recently, the Ohio Beef Council took reporters on a tour of Central Ohio farms to show that their cows are healthy and, as far as anyone can tell, content.

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Charlie Arnot: Building consumer trust in today’s food system

Charlie Arnot: Building consumer trust in today’s food system

Amanda Radke

Tri State Livestock News

Walk down the aisles in the grocery store, and the food options are endless for today’s consumers. Conventional, organic, natural, grass-fed and grain-fed beef are among the many beef options offered in the meat case for shoppers to choose from.

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Bovine Trichomoniasis Still A Cause For Concern

Bovine Trichomoniasis Still A Cause For Concern

Thebeefsite.com

“Testing and monitoring herds for trichomoniasis is the best method of controlling this infection,” said State Veterinarian, Dr Keith Roehr. “Cattle owners should talk to their veterinarian to determine the best management practices for their herd.”

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