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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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Many producers rely on fecal egg count reduction tests (FECRTs) to determine which parasites are affecting their herds or whether they might have resistant parasites on their property. However, knowing the facts about the tests can help you decide whether they are the right choice for your cattle — and your wallet.

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We’ve all heard the famous quote, “failing to plan is planning to fail,” and this advice holds true when it comes to implementing successful protocols in your feedyard.

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More often than not, our horses will show signs of stress. And just as often, horse owners can control the amount of stress seen in our horses.

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The heat of summer may soon be over but the lasting effects of hot weather are far from behind us. Many cattle producers will begin to see the continued impact of this summer’s hot, dry weather as fall calving season begins.

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The rattlesnake is the most common poisonous snake in the U.S. and part of a larger family called pit vipers – which include the water moccasin, copperhead and cottonmouth. All of these can be dangerous to livestock.

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With calves valued at a premium in this marketing environment, it is important to ensure that as many of your breeding females as possible raise a calf to weaning.

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