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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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Now is the time of year when many producers are weaning calves, and new cattle will be entering feedlots. During this stretch, stress is the number one issue that will influence performance.

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Herd health is a foundational aspect of the ranching business, especially for those who sell calves that finish growing on another operation before harvest.

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Summer is typically a highly anticipated season. School is out, vacations are planned and the long, sunny days are enjoyed. But for cattle producers, there is one summertime occurrence that is not looked forward to – pinkeye within the cattle herd.

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Water is the most critical nutrient, but its importance and contribution to animal nutrition is often overlooked. Cattle require an adequate, available supply of fresh water to enable metabolic processes of the body.

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Animals can experience stress in all aspects of beef cattle management. Some stressful events are in a producer’s control, and some are not.

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Having dogs in rural life, whether they spend their days relaxing indoors or working alongside ranchers and cattle, is a treat for us and a dream come true for them.

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