Monthly Archives: July 2011

Baxter Black, DVM: England’s choice

Baxter Black, DVM:  England’s choice

The Fence Post

England has made a choice to remain dependent on other countries to feed them. Recently corporations have proposed to build a modern dairy and sow unit in their countryside.

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Pfizer leaning toward animal health spinoff

Pfizer leaning toward animal health spinoff


Pfizer Inc. has started telling concerns interested in bidding for Pfizer Animal Health that a spinoff of the business is more probable than a sale, according to sources who are familiar with the matter.

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Common sense management necessary to minimize heat stress on livestock

Common sense management necessary to minimize heat stress on livestock

AG Answers

Both man and beast suffer the effects of high heat and humidity in the dog days of summer, so cattle and sheep producers need to adopt basic strategies to keep animals calm, cool and collected through the year’s hottest days.

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BeefTalk: Resilience vs. Resistance

BeefTalk: Resilience vs. Resistance

Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

The beef industry has resilience and resistance. Some weeks, the resilience shines, while other weeks, it’s the resistance that stands out.

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Beef Tour Registration Deadline is Aug. 8

Beef Tour Registration Deadline is Aug. 8

Nate Jaeger

The Alabama Farmers Federation’s annual beef tour, Sept. 11-17, includes some of the top cattle farms in New York’s famous Finger Lakes region. The deadline for tour registration is Aug. 8.

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Expands Facility

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Expands Facility


Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) has a strong foundation of innovative biological and pharmaceutical research and development, manufacturing and technical service.

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Kansas ranchers selling cattle because of drought

Kansas ranchers selling cattle because of drought


Free Press

Ranchers in parts of Kansas are hauling their spring cattle to auction barns because a drought and the brutal heat have made it difficult to provide the water and hay needed to keep the animals healthy, according to a state agency.

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