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How to look for lameness PDF Print E-mail
Written by Connie Larson   
Friday, 08 August 2014 10:08

Impacting all segments of the beef industry, lameness is an important issue in feedlot cattle. Being both an animal well-being concern as well as a health issue, it is often more prevalent than beef producers recognize.

 
Growing bred replacement heifers PDF Print E-mail
Written by Glenn Selk   
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 13:25

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The strong cattle prices have encouraged more producers to develop replacement heifers to add to their current cow herd. Bred replacement heifers that will calve in January and February need to continue to grow and maintain body condition.

 
Merck Herd Health PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cassidy Woolsey   
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:08

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Manager app: Working together
The Merck Herd Health Manager app connects vets and beef producers for the herd’s health treatment. Veterinarians and beef producers can work together to achieve an overall healthy herd.

 
New way to estimate your horse’s weight PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cassidy Woolsey   
Thursday, 31 July 2014 11:03

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Healthy Horse app:
The Healthy Horse app, developed by the University of Minnesota, can assist horse owners in estimating their horses’ bodyweight.

 
Preventing heat stress in cattle takes priority in summer PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 July 2014 08:35

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Summer is here and so is the heat. While animal owners are sure to give pets plenty of water and shade, it is just as important for ranchers to have enough water and shade for cattle and other grazing animals.

 
Managing the obese horse PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristen M. Brennan   
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 14:57

Any person who has experienced trying to lose weight will tell you it’s not easy to stick to a program. While the formula for shedding pounds seems like it should simply be less energy in and more energy out, it’s not always so black and white. It is no different when we talk about managing obese or overweight horses.

 
 


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