• Apr 21, 2015

    4 things to cross off your to-do list before breeding season begins

    Are you sure your herd bulls are fertile? Have you administered pre-breeding vaccinations to the cows? Do you have plans to control parasites and flies this grazing season? What about the calves? Here are four things to get done before the breeding season begins....More
  • Vaccinating calves
    Nov 4, 2014

    It’s Possible To Eradicate BVD: Should We? 4

    BVD is one of the most pervasive and costly diseases that cattle producers deal with....More
  • Jul 31, 2014

    5 Tips For Preventing, Diagnosing & Treating Foot Rot

    Foot rot often shows up in the summer months, especially if cattle are standing in wet areas. Here are five tips that explain the cause, transmission, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of foot rot....More
  • focus on basic cow-calf management to improve bottom line
    Mar 24, 2014

    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

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