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Herd Health

Find information about vaccination protocols, disease control, biosecurity, and working with your veterinarian on antibiotic treatment.

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The cattle industry in the U.S. can be accurately described as “transient.” Animals, from the time they are born, may be bought and sold multiple times and may spend at least some time on numerous farms or facilities.

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Cattle out on range could be grazing through some dangerous plants. However, the danger is not in consuming them. Instead, it is the possibility of scratching the eye or getting something stuck in it.

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It’s been an exhausting couple of months welcoming new calves to your herd. But you’re on the homestretch. As hundreds of baby calves frolic alongside their mothers on a well-worn pasture, you’re about to welcome yet another new life.

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Recent research is questioning a protocol that has gone unquestioned in the feedlot for decades. Find out what stress has to do with MLV vaccine response in cattle and why.

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Sixty. It’s the amount of minutes Mike Wallace had in the popular investigative reporting series; it’s the beginning range for a normal resting heart rate in adults; and it’s the amount of sugar in a Jamba Juice banana berry smoothie.

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A change in seasons often brings positive things to look forward to, from refreshing weather to improved environmental conditions. Not so with fly season. While the appearance of these pests can be a challenge, there are proactive steps producers can take throughout the season to help minimize their impact.

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