Health http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Can we apply customer service principles to the vet business? http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/can-we-apply-customer-service-principles-vet-business <div class="field-byline"> By Alan Newport </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Since most <a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/beef-vet">veterinary businesses </a>are a combination of retail store and service center, putting emphasis on customer shopping assistance and cus</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/can-we-apply-customer-service-principles-vet-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/can-we-apply-customer-service-principles-vet-business#comments BEEF Vet Business Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:04:00 +0000 105611 at http://beefmagazine.com ThinkStock Synergy boosts overall cattle care http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/synergy-boosts-overall-cattle-care <div class="node-body article-body">Ongoing challenges faced by those in every sector of the cattle business increases the need to find folks qualified, willing and able to take care of cattle. Here's why you should be that person as their veterinarian. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/synergy-boosts-overall-cattle-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/synergy-boosts-overall-cattle-care#comments BEEF Vet Health Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:06:00 +0000 105341 at http://beefmagazine.com <p class="BVCaption"> <style type="text/css"><!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Calibri; panose-1:2 15 5 2 2 2 4 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-520092929 1073786111 9 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Century Gothic"; panose-1:2 11 5 2 2 2 2 2 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:10.0pt; margin-left:0in; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} p.BVCaption, li.BVCaption, div.BVCaption {mso-style-name:"BV Caption"; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-unhide:no; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; line-height:11.0pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; mso-layout-grid-align:none; text-autospace:none; font-size:9.0pt; font-family:"Century Gothic"; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Century Gothic"; color:black;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-size:11.0pt; mso-ansi-font-size:11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:11.0pt; font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} .MsoPapDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; margin-bottom:10.0pt; line-height:115%;} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} --> </style> <b>Still growing:</b> Overton Veterinary Services in Nebraska has built its business supplying manpower and veterinary services to a feeder and to other beef operations in its region.</p> Post-weaning marketing strategies http://beefmagazine.com/blog/post-weaning-marketing-strategies <div class="node-body blog-body">The key to evaluating postweaning marketing alternatives is to price your feeders at each step of the marketing program and calculate your profits for each marketing step. Do not subsidize the next marketing step with the profits of the previous step</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/post-weaning-marketing-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/post-weaning-marketing-strategies#comments Weaning Cattle Marketing Market Advisor Thu, 15 Sep 2016 18:54:00 +0000 105241 at http://beefmagazine.com Management and antibiotic use go hand in hand http://beefmagazine.com/blog/management-and-antibiotic-use-go-hand-hand <div class="node-body blog-body">What can we change to better manage our cattle so we can use antibiotics less frequently?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/management-and-antibiotic-use-go-hand-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/management-and-antibiotic-use-go-hand-hand#comments Health Vet&#039;s Opinion Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:08:00 +0000 104731 at http://beefmagazine.com Stop the bawling! Why it's time to consider two-step calf weaning http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/stop-bawling-why-its-time-consider-two-step-calf-weaning <div class="node-body article-body">Weaning on the truck between your place and the auction market, while still practiced, is stressful on calves. And stress leads to more potential for health and gain problems.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/stop-bawling-why-its-time-consider-two-step-calf-weaning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/stop-bawling-why-its-time-consider-two-step-calf-weaning#comments Weaning Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:22:00 +0000 104661 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>One of the low-stress weaning methods that Joe Stookey and his team developed is nose flaps that keep the calf from getting to mama&rsquo;s milk while still being around mama. This mimics the way nature weans the young.</p> Autogenous vaccine is another pinkeye control option http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/autogenous-vaccine-another-pinkeye-control-option <div class="field-byline"> Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Autogenous vaccines protect cattle against pinkeye infections. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/autogenous-vaccine-another-pinkeye-control-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/vaccination/autogenous-vaccine-another-pinkeye-control-option#comments Vaccination Health Pasture Range Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:22:00 +0000 104641 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>While pinkeye is often thought of as a summer disease, it can occur year-round. Its effects, both in terms of the pain it causes animals and the hit it puts on the bottom line, can be significant.</p> Lice aren’t nice; protect your cowherd and your business http://beefmagazine.com/health/lice-aren-t-nice-protect-your-cowherd-and-your-business <div class="field-byline"> By Doug Ross </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The weather is getting cooler and that means biting and sucking lice are gearing up to take a bite out of your herd’s performance and suck the profits from your bank account. Here are some tips on how to fight back.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/lice-aren-t-nice-protect-your-cowherd-and-your-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/lice-aren-t-nice-protect-your-cowherd-and-your-business#comments Health Thu, 08 Sep 2016 14:55:00 +0000 104941 at http://beefmagazine.com Test your bulls for trich before turning them out http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/test-your-bulls-trich-turning-them-out <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>There&rsquo;s nothing like a reproductive wreck to drive home the importance of herd health, not just for the cows and calves, but for the bulls, too.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/test-your-bulls-trich-turning-them-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:29:12 +0000 104871 at http://beefmagazine.com Smart strategies for a parasite control program http://beefmagazine.com/boehringer-ingelheim-vetmedica/smart-strategies-parasite-control-program <div class="field-byline"> SPONSORED </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The right questions can lead to the right parasite control product choice for your cowherd. Here are 12 questions to consider before you decide on your dewormer. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/boehringer-ingelheim-vetmedica/smart-strategies-parasite-control-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/boehringer-ingelheim-vetmedica/smart-strategies-parasite-control-program#comments Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Health Thu, 01 Sep 2016 08:00:00 +0000 104491 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 weaning methods compared; which one rises to the top? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-weaning-methods-compared-which-one-rises-top <div class="node-body blog-body">A study looked at drylot weaning vs. pasture weaning. Which one was the most beneficial to calf health, feedlot performance and finishing?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-weaning-methods-compared-which-one-rises-top" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-weaning-methods-compared-which-one-rises-top#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104511 at http://beefmagazine.com