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

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The most common illness in young calves is scours.

According to George Barrington of Washington State University, diarrhea results in the greatest economic loss from disease in this age group.

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Any novice bird hunter or skeet shooter quickly learns one simple truth – it’s hard to hit a moving target.

But those drawing a bead on clay pigeons or pheasants do have one distinct advantage. They usually have a clear, unobstructed view of their target.

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One requirement for making a profit in the cattle business is to have a good working relationship with a large-animal veterinarian.

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The cows are preg-checked, being fed and we are in that unhurried phase of the year, waiting for that first calf needing assistance or care.

For veterinarians, this is the time for contemplation, reflection and strategic thinking. What occurred in our geographic region and in the U.S. as a whole in 2011 that impacted and will continue to impact our industry? On a global level, what circumstances are altering the way we practice?

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Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension, says farmers in southwest Missouri should be watching for symptoms of fescue foot in their cattle, especially as winter sets in and temperatures get colder.

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Feedlot operators are turning to veterinarians and nutritionists to help prepare cattle for the best defense against fall parasites.

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