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Livestock vaccines are biological products that must be stored and administered properly in order to elicit the desired immune response from animals. The label instructions for most vaccines state that they should be stored at 35ºF to 45ºF.

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The COVID-19 virus has disrupted our lives and businesses, including the beef industry.

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Weaning is a challenging time for cattle and their owners. Our management decisions affect calves’ response to stress, which is a contributing factor to illness.

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As you read this article, we will all be just past the midyear mark for 2020.

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Here they come! Those four little words that Oklahoma cattle producers despise in the summertime: “high pressure heat dome.” Understanding and avoiding heat stress in cattle can be a valuable management tool for summertime in Oklahoma. Most areas of Oklahoma have 10 or more days each year above 100ºF and 70 or more days with high temperatures above 90ºF. This means that most cow calf operations will be working cattle on days when heat stress to cattle is likely. 

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The value of bull breeding soundness examinations (BSE) is well known. Approximately one in five bulls do not meet the minimum BSE standards established by the Society for Theriogenology. Bulls not meeting these minimum standards are seldom infertile; they are usually subfertile and will have lower conception rates than those who meet these standards.

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