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  • Mar. 19, 2015
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    How is calving season going? 4

    In many parts of ranch country, calving season is in full swing or about to begin. Fortunately, many of those same parts have been blessed with warmer weather. This week’s online poll question at beefmagazine.com is: “How is calving season going?” Be sure to report on your calving conditions in the comments section after voting....More
  • Mar 16, 2015
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    10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape 2

    First-calf heifers require special management to maintain body condition scores, grow a healthy calf, and breed back. Here are 10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape....More
  • Mar 5, 2015
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    Despite the anticipation, calving season always ends with a weary rancher 4

    I’ve found you can treat the calving season blues by walking through the calves, but there are only three definitively known cures....More
  • Mar 11, 2014
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    4 Things To Keep In Mind About Calf Scours 5

    “Almost no herd goes through a calving season without some scours. In severe out- breaks, the effects of scours in an individual herd can be overwhelming. Illness may occur in 70% of calves born and death may occur in 50%,” says Don Hansen, Oregon State University Extension veterinarian. Here are four things to keep in mind when dealing with calf scours....More
  • Jan 21, 2014
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    6 Resources To Help You Succeed This Calving Season 2

    As many of us head into calving season, there is no better time than now to get prepared. Long hours get the best of all of us, and reviewing the basics of how to treat a prolapse or how to properly use your calf puller are best done before the problems occurs....More

How is calving season going?

In many parts of ranch country, calving season is in full swing or about to begin. Fortunately, many of those same parts have been blessed with warmer weather. This week’s online poll question at beefmagazine.com is: “How is calving season going?” Be sure to report on your calving conditions in the comments section after voting.


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