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

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A combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause dangerous heat indexes for people and cattle. For livestock, the high heat index can dramatically reduce performance. The annual economic impact of heat stress on livestock is estimated to be between $1.69-$2.36 billion.

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All cattle producers understand that healthy, efficiently growing cattle generate the greatest returns. With feed costs attributing to nearly 70% of total production costs in the beef industry, constant effort and creativity are required to achieve optimal return on investment.

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Pinkeye, foot rot, bovine respiratory disease: These are all common cattle infections producers want treated, and treated quickly. With time and access to facilities being a common constraint on many operations,  it’s reasonable to opt for the most convenient drug delivery device – a dart gun.

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The Cost of Heat Stress, It's a Losing Proposition.

Don’t get caught off guard by the summer heat as the transition from spring to summer can be fast and furious. The rapid change in heat and humidity can put increased stress on cattle.

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As scientists continue to look for new parasiticides, the cattle industry must look for ways to preserve the efficacy of current and future deworming products on the market.

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If your cattle could talk – or sing – “Shoo fly, don’t bother me” would likely be a common mantra heard throughout the summer season as they annoyingly swat their tails across their backs.

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