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Two Parasites Less Harmful Than One: Cure for Deadly Fever?
African farmers could soon have a vaccine for a deadly fever thanks to a study which found that two parasites are far less deadly than one. ...
Watch Out: Over a Third of Silage is Wasted From the Sward
Potentially over a third, and at least 15 per cent, of silage grown never reaches the cow. ...
Create the Right Calf to Capture Value
Cattle are in short supply but quality is as important as ever, according to a US Angus industry figurehead. ...
Harassed Herd? Prevent Flies and Control Fly Numbers
Flies are a perennial issue and something you can get on top of if you prepare early and act now, US cattlemen are being told. ...
What to Do When a Calf Has Scour: 3 Action Points
A scouring calf is a common issue, but what is the recommended protocol? Irish experts give three simple steps for success. ...
EU Beef Market Outlook: Production Will Rise in 2015
More cattle is the springboard for a lift in European beef production this year with France leading the way, say industry experts. ...
Drought, Grazing and Cattle: What Are the Warning Signs?
Pasture condition is paramount for keeping production costs in check - here are some warning signs from an Australian expert....
Drones a Possibility for Heat Detection and More
Activity monitors can make science fiction reality with drone/UAV technology, according to a Penn State extension educator. ...
Beef More Efficient Than You Would Think
In this day and age of sustainability, beef has to justify itself against rival proteins boasting far superior feed-to-gain ratios. ...
European Beef Herd Increasing With Export Potential
New buyers are emerging for European beef and a larger herd is now in place to service that need. ...
How to Forage Test and Assess Feed Quality
Forage testing is critical to know what you are feeding to optimise rations for specie, age and production stage. ...
What to Choose When Reseeding Hay and Pasture Fields
Choosing grasses for your pastures and hay fields depends on the soil pH, fertility and cattle that you have. ...
Hoof Cracks in Cattle: Cause, Treatment
Alterations in terrain, as well as the variation in genetics, hoof, size, age and condition of a cow can impact on the state of its hoof, says a Montana-based extension agent. ...
Anticipating Grasshopper Damage Ahead of Grazing Season
Ranchers are reminded to consider the dangers of grasshoppers to rangeland vegetation ahead of the spring grazing season. ...
Antibiotic Use in Cattle: A Quick Overview
Concern abounds when discussing the issue of antibiotics in the livestock industry, but lots is being done to minimise environmental and public health risks while considering the safety of the animal. ...
 
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