Beef Cattle

 

Better colostrum. Better calves.

The importance of colostrum for newborn calves is well-recognized. Colostrum, the first milk produced by the cow at...

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Can I cut back on vitamin E?

With the recent spike in vitamin E prices affecting the cost of mineral/vitamin supplement products, many are now ta...

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Dealing with fescue toxicity

Fescue toxicity is the most costly grass-related disease in the United States. Cattle consuming endophyte-infected f...

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Don’t let pinkeye make you see red

As we approach the hot summer months, more and more producers are dealing with the nuisance of pinkeye. Pinkeye is a highl...

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Effective frothy bloat prevention in a convenient block

Frothy bloat — also known as pasture or legume bloat — is the entrapment of the normal gasses of fermentation in a s...

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Fall deworming even more important after a wet summer

Internal parasites create an economic burden on cattle producers. Internal parasites in cattle reduce feed intake, reduce...

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How much phosphorus supplementation do beef cows need?

The array of mineral supplements available is often overwhelming. With all of the choices in phosphorus levels, how do you...

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Making the most of low quality forages

When hay is in short supply — and much of what is available is of a lower quality — what can you do when buying bett...

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Maximize pasture stocker gains with ionophores

Stocker cattle do well on spring and summer grass pastures. They can put a little weight on, and cattle feeders love...

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Preventing disease via nutrition is more important than ever

A common trend around the world is a decreasing reliance on antibiotic use in food animals. Rules and regulations ha...

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