Health http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en BEEF Poll: How do you manage fly and parasite issues? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06252015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Summer is upon us, and that means so are the pests, both those that reside inside your cattle and those that buzz around on the outside.</p></div><form action="/poll/06252015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8671-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8671"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8671" name="choice" value="8671" class="form-radio" /> I treat my cattle for both internal and external parasites.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8681-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8681"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8681" name="choice" value="8681" class="form-radio" /> I treat my cattle for internal parasites.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8691-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8691"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8691" name="choice" value="8691" class="form-radio" /> I treat my cattle for external parasites.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8701-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8701"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8701" name="choice" value="8701" class="form-radio" /> I don’t deworm or control external pests.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="90661" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-sEebY18pPhm74o_FHlzyfX1FVX52Kbz-L1pSXZeiZb8" value="form-sEebY18pPhm74o_FHlzyfX1FVX52Kbz-L1pSXZeiZb8" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06252015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06252015#comments Parasites Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:30:16 +0000 90661 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 4: 5 summer water quality tips http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-4-5-summer-water-quality-tips <div class="node-body blog-body">With the rise in temperature that summer brings, cattle need more water than ever, but is your water quality up to par? Here are five things to consider to make sure your herd is getting the best water possible. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-4-5-summer-water-quality-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-4-5-summer-water-quality-tips#comments Ranch Management Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90641 at http://beefmagazine.com Why ranchers should understand 'low-stress' cattle handling http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-ranchers-should-understand-low-stress-cattle-handling <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Developing skills that limit stress on cattle require beef producers to first understand cattle behavior. Here is why ranchers should understand ‘low-stress’ cattle handling and learn how to implement the management practice in their operations. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-ranchers-should-understand-low-stress-cattle-handling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/why-ranchers-should-understand-low-stress-cattle-handling#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Health Tips For Profit Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90611 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 3: Ranchers seeking large animal vets for maintaining herd health http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-3-ranchers-seeking-large-animal-vets-maintaining-herd-health <div class="node-body blog-body">There is a shortage of large animal vets as more vet students pursue careers in small animal medicine. This week’s poll wants to know if your area is impacted by this growing problem. Plus, today’s blog explores the reasons behind the shortage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-3-ranchers-seeking-large-animal-vets-maintaining-herd-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-3-ranchers-seeking-large-animal-vets-maintaining-herd-health#comments Cow-Calf Vaccination Business Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90451 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 questions to ask to prioritize the summer to-do list http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-prioritize-summer-do-list <div class="node-body blog-body">With long summer days comes long working hours. Here are four questions to ask to prioritize which tasks get tackled on the to-do list first and which jobs are best saved for winter. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-prioritize-summer-do-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-prioritize-summer-do-list#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Ranch Management Business Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:05:00 +0000 90421 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 2: 5 risk factors for summer pneumonia in calves http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-2-5-risk-factors-summer-pneumonia-calves <div class="node-body blog-body">Summer pneumonia is among the most frustrating respiratory infections ranchers have to deal with in preweaned calves. Today’s blog looks at five risk factors, as well as offers links to learn more about symptoms and treatment options. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-2-5-risk-factors-summer-pneumonia-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-2-5-risk-factors-summer-pneumonia-calves#comments Cow-Calf Health Nutrition BEEF Daily Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90171 at http://beefmagazine.com Optimum preconditioning lengths vary http://beefmagazine.com/blog/optimum-preconditioning-lengths-vary <div class="node-body blog-body">Depending on the source, calves may not need a full 45-day preconditioning period. Recent research indicates that, in the right conditions with the right cattle, preconditioning periods as short as 15 days can work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/optimum-preconditioning-lengths-vary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/optimum-preconditioning-lengths-vary#comments Weaning Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:02:00 +0000 90261 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Preconditioning pays</p> How do you rate the current availability of large animal veterinarians in your area? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06082015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>With the torrid cattle market of late, cattle producers are more anxious to ensure their herd health efforts are done right.</p></div><form action="/poll/06082015" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8591-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8591"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8591" name="choice" value="8591" class="form-radio" /> Adequate</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8601-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8601"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8601" name="choice" value="8601" class="form-radio" /> Slight or seasonal shortage</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8611-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8611"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8611" name="choice" value="8611" class="form-radio" /> Significant shortage</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8621-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8621"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8621" name="choice" value="8621" class="form-radio" /> Severe shortage</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax-1" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid-1" value="90231" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-1" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-T--8x_Ma_U6bW-lCpWvKD9tdVZS6hec1cATrbD65z6I" value="form-T--8x_Ma_U6bW-lCpWvKD9tdVZS6hec1cATrbD65z6I" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form-1" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06082015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06082015#comments Health Tue, 09 Jun 2015 02:38:55 +0000 90231 at http://beefmagazine.com Now is the time to invest in animal health http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/now-time-invest-animal-health <div class="node-body article-body">Now is the time for clients to add profitable practices and take advantage of the strong market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/now-time-invest-animal-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/now-time-invest-animal-health#comments BEEF Vet Beef Quality Health Tips For Profit Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:37:00 +0000 90141 at http://beefmagazine.com Want to help your clients find added value? Dig deeper & learn what makes them unique http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/want-help-your-clients-find-added-value-dig-deeper-learn-what-makes-them-unique <div class="node-body article-body">Helping veterinarian clients find and exploit added value is all about understanding their unique operations and the industry, especially the basics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/want-help-your-clients-find-added-value-dig-deeper-learn-what-makes-them-unique" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/want-help-your-clients-find-added-value-dig-deeper-learn-what-makes-them-unique#comments BEEF Vet Mon, 08 Jun 2015 15:15:00 +0000 90131 at http://beefmagazine.com