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To Control Parasites In Cattle, It Pays To Think Like A Worm

  • treating feeder calves with insecticide
    Jun 19, 2014
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    Parasite & Pest Management Product Listing  

    Parasite and pest management is an ongoing job on the ranch. Make your work easier with this comprehensive listing of available products for worm, grub and insect control....More
  • fly control tips for beef producers
    Jun 12, 2014
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    What Is The Best Way To Keep Flies At Bay? 10

    Here are four ways to manage flies this summer....More
  • how to treat flies in cowherd
    Apr 28, 2014
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    5 Essential Steps For Fly Control On Cattle 3

    You can’t eliminate fly problems, but you can lessen their negative impact. Here are five easy-to-implement tips from BEEF veterinarian, W. Mark Hilton....More
  • focus on basic cow-calf management to improve bottom line
    Mar 24, 2014
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    Skipping The Basics Can Carry A Big Bottom-Line Penalty 1

    A breeding soundness exam (BSE) is a fertility exam performed on bulls by a veterinarian; ideally it’s performed annually. It consists of three components – scrotal circumference, a physical exam, and a semen evaluation, and it typically costs between $50 and $150/bull. That’s not an insignificant amount of money, but it pales in comparison to the lost revenue of open or late-calving cows....More
  • Oct 11, 2012
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    EHD Worrying Ranchers 4

    Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is an acute, infectious, often fatal, viral disease that impacts some wild ruminants. Another similar disease called bluetongue has been causing some deer die-offs recently in my area in South Dakota. Once contracted, this virus is fatal to white-tailed deer, and although it’s not a danger to people, it can spread to domestic livestock....More

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