Current Progressive Cattle digital edition

Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health reintroduced the Vista® vaccine line in January, to provide beef cattle veterinarians and producers with complete protection against the most common and costly bovine respiratory and reproductive diseases.

Vista vaccines protect beef cattle against Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR), Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD Type 1 and Type 2), Parainfluenza3 (PI3), Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus (BRSV), leptospirosis, vibriosis, Mannheimia haemolytica and Pasteurella multocida.

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It’s no secret that cattle producers have generous hearts, and one program that is clearly showcasing this is Beef Counts, the first-known program of its kind that provides a means for Idaho’s beef producers to assist less-fortunate consumers right in their own backyards.

Described by the Idaho beef industry as a multi-faceted public relations and community-help campaign, Beef Counts brings together all of Idaho’s beef industry in partnership with the Idaho Foodbank, to provide nutrient-rich beef to help end hunger in Idaho.

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Economic demands on feed and oil, international monetary policy and the growing segment of urban consumers were some of the themes presented at the Intermountain Rangeland Symposium, held Jan. 13 and 14 in Twin Falls, Idaho.

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Queensland graziers are warning it may be months before they know how many cattle were killed by the flooding that plagued many areas of northeastern Australia from late December through late January.

Damaged roads and fuel shortages severely hampered efforts to assess the damage.

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Corbitt Wall feeder cattle report for Feb. 25