A single-dose antibacterial from Pfizer Animal Health treats bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and controls respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD. Draxxin Injectable Solution is administered subcutaneously at 1.1 mL/100 lbs. of bodyweight. The pre-harvest withdrawal period for cattle treated with Draxxin is 18 days.
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Landscraper implement

The Westendorf Landscraper, from Westendorf Mfg., forms and maintains drainage ditches, removes snow, constructs terraces, reclaims land or spreads rock and gravel. The 8-, 10- and 12-ft. models feature a 3-in. lift cylinder, and 15-in. standard rims.

The blade is operable and adjustable from the tractor seat. A tilt gauge rod shows the cutting depth, and the hydraulic tip options allow independent blade adjustment up to 12 in.
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Fight fescue toxicosis

MasterGain® Fescue Endo-Fighter minerals from ADM Alliance Nutrition is designed to counter the negative effects of cattle grazing endophyte-infected fescue, and provide nutritional support with enhanced mineral and vitamin supplements. Research trials show cattle consuming MasterGain out-gain controls and consistently exhibit lower body temps.
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Disease protection

Intervet Inc. introduces Vista, a one-dose, modified-live vaccine for bovine respiratory and reproductive diseases. It provides long-lasting protection against infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR), bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) Types 1 and 2, bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV), PI3, with either Pasteurella multocida/Mannheimia haemolytica or Leptospira combinations.
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Individual ID tracking system

Farnam will custom-design a system to track individual animals through the production cycle to help make herds more efficient and profitable. Farnam, using its Z® No-Snag Tags®, has partnered with industry leaders to let producers choose ear tags, readers, data accumulators, software and a data storage system for management of information.
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Heavy-duty wheel rake

Designed for commercial hay operators, Frontier Equipment's WR1417 Heavy Duty High-Capacity Wheel Rake increases field productivity. The rake has 17, 60-in. raking wheels with solid plastic panels to minimize hay climb and reduce hay loss from poor windrow formation. Each wheel's 36 durable teeth, and anti-wrap bearing guards on the raking wheels, help prevent bearing failure and raking wheel stalling.
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Mid-size baler

The Massey Ferguson 1745 mid-size round baler has tight tine spacing, vertical feed and open-throat design to maximize leaf retention for higher-quality hay. Its dual hydraulic cylinder tension system and six rolling belts pack bales more uniformly. A control box with a full, audible alarm, tailgate-latch indicator and twine tie toggle switch is standard. The MF1745 will create a 4 ft.- × 5-ft. bale.
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Year-round fetal protection

Pfizer Animal Health's Bovi-Shield Gold protects pregnant cows, heifers and their fetuses from BVD persistent infection and IBR abortions for one year after vaccination. The only modified-live vaccine line to deliver fetal protection for that length of time, producers can vaccinate their animals when it's convenient, knowing animals will be protected for a year.
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