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Herd Health

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


One weaning practice that continues to gain favor with both researchers and producers is fence-line-weaning, a management system which breaks the cow-calf bond gradually through a fence. Pairs are separated but can still see, hear and have nose-to-nose contact.

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Shipping day should be more than, “We got them on the truck, and they’re gone.” Forward thinking and improved management practices can reduce challenges on this important payday by keeping stress and shrink to a minimum.

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