Baxter Black, DVM: A Letter from Alf
Dear Carol and Grahame,
I’m writing in behalf of a mutual friend, Alf, who spoke highly of you. You know him as a banker, land baron and intellectual. I knew him in college as a struggling, cynical, stubborn hayseed who was very thrifty. He would go home on the holidays to get his clothes washed.
Ringworms and Stress
Dr. Ken McMillan
DTN/The Progressive Farmer
Ringworm can be a real bear to deal with in cattle. Fortunately, it rarely causes significant economic losses. In addition, it usually does not infect healthy skin.
Injection biosecurity: Rethink the routine
Bovine leukosis virus (BLV) is a very common disease, but many people do not believe it is of economic importance for commercial dairies. Some estimates put prevalence at >40% with some herds exceeding 80%.
Precision feeding the beef herd: Nutrient analysis of feedstuffs
Michigan State University
Beef cow-calf producers can balance rations to precisely meet the nutrient requirements of cows. However, they need to the nutritive value of rations feedstuffs first.
Sitz to lead American Angus board
The Cattle Business Weekly
The American Angus Association® announced new members and officers elected to its Board of Directors during the 132nd Annual Convention of Delegates in Overland Park, Kan.
Cover crops could boost year-round livestock grazing
Researchers are looking into how much moisture is used and/or conserved by summer cover crops and how those crops impact production of grasses and legumes consumed by livestock during the winter.
Cattle buyers still find value, pay more for healthy cattle
Cattle buyers continue to pay more for calves with added health assurance, but not necessarily the way people often think of such programs.