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

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On many ranches, the horse is a valued member of the workforce.

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Gut integrity is the unimpaired condition of the gut and maintenance of its essential functions to absorb nutrients and act as a barrier to pathogens. The inside of the gastrointestinal tract is considered to be a part of the external environment because it is a continuous tube connected to the exterior and contains ingested foreign material.

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An unexpected death on a cattle operation is burdensome to beef producers.

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“No foot, no horse,” is the old saying. A horse is only as sound as his feet.

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Beef producers are routinely reminded about the importance of following label directions when using vaccines to prevent diseases such as bovine viral diarrhea (BVD). For any vaccine to work, it’s important to pay close attention to the administration guidelines on the bottle or packaging.

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Today’s tight cattle supplies and record-high prices have created a value in calves that has never been imagined before. Protecting this valuable asset through sound health management has never made more sense or been relatively more affordable than it is now.

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