Treatment of Sick Calves
V. Michael Lane, Marie S. Bulgin, Bruce C. Anderson, University of Idaho
Iowa Beef Center
Oral fluid therapy is the single most important treatment for calves with simple diarrhea. “Simple” means that the calf is losing excessive amounts of fluids and certain electrolytes from the intestine; there is not a destructive disease outside of the intestine. Therefore,”simple” means there are no complications.
Uniformity a worthy goal in cattle herds
Cattle producers—whether they are a one-bull cow herd owner in southwest Missouri or a 1000 cow rancher in Montana—like to have a uniform herd.
Administration wants to combine FSIS and FDA
There’s long been talk about creating a single federal food safety agency. That may become a reality if Congress grants the Obama Administration authority to reorganize the government.
BeefTalk: $1.43 short
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
Have you ever been shorted by $1.43? It is quite irritating, especially if one is not talking candy bars.
If You Are Worried About Beef With Hormones- Stay Away From the Cole Slaw!
Oklahoma Farm Report
If You Are Worried About Beef With Hormones- Stay Away From the Cole Slaw! The American Meat Institute says its high time that people understand some of the claims of those who are promoting beef raised under various "natural" systems has hormones.
Miss America Teresa Scanlan Continues Ag Advocacy
Miss America 2011 Teresa Scanlan has broke the mold. During her reign, she began advocating for agriculture by establishing partnerships with The Hand That Feeds Us, US Cattlemen’s Association and Real Farmers, Real Food among others….In the 90 years history of the Miss America, Teresa has taken the Miss America organization off the beaten path.
XL Four Star Beef Inc. to close plants in Idaho and Calgary
The National Provisioner
XL Four Star Beef Inc. said Friday that it will close its Nampa, Idaho, beef processing plant at the beginning of June. The plant employs more than 500 people, reports the Idaho Statesman. The plant is also closing its operating in Calgary, laying off more than 500 workers there as well.
Proper nutrition vital for livestock in late gestation
North Texas e-News
As livestock managers anticipate the beginning of the spring calving season, it’s vital that they make sure their cows and heifers are getting the proper nutrition.
Study Confirms Beef’s Role in a Heart Healthy Diet
In a first of its kind study, researchers at The Pennsylvania State University demonstrated that eating beef everyday as part of a heart-healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels.
Do your homework before buying cattle online
Tri State Livestock News
Online cattle sales are all the rage these days, as club-calf and seedstock breeders market their cattle using Internet-hosting sites, where buyers can register online, obtain a bidding number and place their bids with just the click of a button.