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Spot, Prevent and Cure Bovine Respiratory Disease
Common and costly, Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) accounts for almost half of mortality on some feedlots, meaning prevention, treatment and sound technical knowledge could save fortunes for some. ...
Heavier Weights: Is There a Problem?
Cattle are getting progressively heavier, which is great from a productivity angle but can cause a headache for restaurants. ...
Irish Look at Feeding Stock Over Winter
Winter is here and Irish advisors are letting farmers know the best ways of achieving at least 0.5 kilos average daily gain in their youngstock. ...
Mastitis Impacts Follicle Development
A certain type of mastitis has been shown to limit follicle development. ...
Why September Calve?
An Ohio Cattleman explains why his operation looks to calve down on September 1, meaning now is the time to address rising energy needs. ...
Does Winter Backgrounding Present an Opportunity this Year?
Strong cattle markets represent a risk for backgrounders this winter, according to two Kentucky cattle experts. ...
Behaviour of Dairy Cows Grazing Variable Pasture States and Grain-Based Concentrate
Times through the day have a major effect on grazing behaviour in robotic milking systems, although pasture type does too. ...
Farmers Not Choosing or Using Fluke Products Correctly
Livers are condemned every year because the wrong products are used at the wrong time, Irish farmers are being told. ...
What Makes A Good Grazer?
Electronic sensors used by Dutch scientists hope to unravel the mysteries of what 'good grazers' do. ...
BVD Vaccinations Improve Reproductive Performance
A 45 per cent decrease in abortion and significantly lower rates of fetal infection were reported in cattle vaccinated for bovine viral diarrhea virus. ...
Don't Underestimate Importance of Dry Cow Feeding
Body condition as a key influence on getting beef cows cows back in calf was stressed at this year's Agriculture Food and Development Authority (Teagasc) national beef conference. ...
Cow Age: When Is She Too Old?
Sky high cattle prices are prompting ranchers to keep cows that may have one more calf in them, but how can you tell is she is good for another year?...
Using Wheat as an Energy Source for Beef Cattle
Wheat, along with corn and barley, is one of the three major feed grains used in North America....
Probing the Practicalities of Paddock Grazing
A Perthshire farmer is letting the experts in on his paddock grazing system, hoping to improve knowledge on grass productivity. ...
Shorter Grass Opens Up Cows to Green Acorn Poisoning
What is food for squirrels is deadly to cattle, explain Georgia advisers after insect activity has exposed green acorns in many Georgia pastures....
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