Daily Archives: April 9, 2015

Small improvements to corrals and chutes can improve health and profitability in cattle operations

Small improvements to corrals and chutes can improve health and profitability in cattle operations

David Burton

High Plains Journal

Well-managed cattle herds are run through the corral and chutes several times a year for things like vaccinations, castration, artificial insemination and parasite treatments. Producers with good, workable chutes are more likely to complete the appropriate practices than an owner with sub-par facilities according to Eldon Cole, livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

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Calf tagging: Motivation for a head-slinging cow

Calf tagging: Motivation for a head-slinging cow

Kari Lynn Dell

Progressive Forage Producer

One of the downsides of being a published author is social media. As in, I’m expected to show my face there and shamelessly promote my book. I can handle Twitter; it has ways to filter and sort what you see when you scroll through your news feed.

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Considerations for Livestock Composting

Considerations for Livestock Composting

Tracey Erickson

iGrow

In any livestock operation there are always mortalities. So how do we properly dispose of those animal carcasses? Not everyone has access to a rendering service anymore, and if you are a sheep producer, rendering companies do not take sheep mortalities.

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