Health http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en Worms Eat Away At Beef Producers' Profits http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/worms-eat-away-beef-producers-profits <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef cattle producers can gain $40/head when they control worms in cattle that are on pasture, according to a recent study by Iowa State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/worms-eat-away-beef-producers-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/worms-eat-away-beef-producers-profits#comments Parasites Tips For Profit Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:53:00 +0000 78641 at http://beefmagazine.com Why Is Death Loss Increasing In Heavier Beef Cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Lots of good cattlemen believe there’s a trend taking place – that there’s something we’re doing from either a management or genetic standpoint that is increasing the health risk and susceptibility of larger-weight feedlot animals. Is it true? BEEF discusses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-loss-increasing-heavier-beef-cattle#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Business Health My View From The Country Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:03:00 +0000 78511 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Tips For Preventing, Diagnosing & Treating Foot Rot http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-preventing-diagnosing-treating-foot-rot <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </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/5-tips-preventing-diagnosing-treating-foot-rot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-preventing-diagnosing-treating-foot-rot#comments Vaccination Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 77921 at http://beefmagazine.com 2014 Is A Year To Boost Calf Sale Weights http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights <div class="node-body blog-body"> High calf prices and relatively low feed prices make 2014 a year to seriously consider adding pounds and profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights#comments Cow-Calf Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Health Tips For Profit Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77811 at http://beefmagazine.com No Advantage To Late Cattle Castration; Is Chemical Castration An Option? http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The notion of better gains on calves as bulls because of testosterone is a fallacy, as studies indicate a calf must be about 40 weeks of age before he gets a boost from testosterone.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/no-advantage-late-cattle-castration-chemical-castration-option#comments Ranch Management Weaning Health Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:00:00 +0000 77721 at http://beefmagazine.com What's The Best Time To Castrate Calves? Vets Agree The Earlier The Better http://beefmagazine.com/health/whats-best-time-castrate-calves-vets-agree-earlier-better <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The key to effective and minimally painful castration is to do it early in life. Here’s a rundown on timing, tools and techniques. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/whats-best-time-castrate-calves-vets-agree-earlier-better" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/whats-best-time-castrate-calves-vets-agree-earlier-better#comments Calving Health Tips For Profit Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 76771 at http://beefmagazine.com Producers Should Get Ready For Effects of Veterinary Feed Directive http://beefmagazine.com/blog/producers-should-get-ready-effects-veterinary-feed-directive <div class="node-body blog-body">What a new VFD will look like is still being determined. One proposed change is that the definition of veterinary oversight lies with the local jurisdictions (states). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/producers-should-get-ready-effects-veterinary-feed-directive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/producers-should-get-ready-effects-veterinary-feed-directive#comments Regulation Health Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 76751 at http://beefmagazine.com Low-Stress Weaning Helps Boost Calf Immunity http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/low-stress-weaning-helps-boost-calf-immunity <div class="node-body article-body">When you feed your calves and see the results of your management and genetic decisions further down the marketing chain, it changes your perspective. Here's how Mike Healy hit a home-run with his calf crop this past year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/low-stress-weaning-helps-boost-calf-immunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/weaning/low-stress-weaning-helps-boost-calf-immunity#comments Weaning Tips For Profit Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:15:00 +0000 76731 at http://beefmagazine.com Concern Grows In Texas Over Growing VS Cases In Horses http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/concern-grows-texas-over-growing-vs-cases-horses <div class="field-byline"> By Logan Hawkes </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Texas Animal Health Commission announced on May 28 that the nation's first case of Vesicular Stomatitis this year involving five horses had been confirmed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/concern-grows-texas-over-growing-vs-cases-horses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/concern-grows-texas-over-growing-vs-cases-horses#comments Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Sat, 21 Jun 2014 04:36:00 +0000 76441 at http://beefmagazine.com Parasite & Pest Management Product Listing http://beefmagazine.com/health/Parasite-Pest-Management-Product-Listing <div class="node-body data_table-body">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. </div> <div class="field-csv-file"> <span>CSV File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-text-csv" alt="text/csv icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/text-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/data-tables/Updated Tables_5.csv" type="text/csv; length=15823">Updated Tables_5.csv</a></div> </div> <div class="field-disable-sidebar"> Disable Right Sidebar Display </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><legend>Images</legend> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="treating feeder calves with insecticide" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/uploads/2014/06/bob-lindsay108.jpg?1403749628" /> </div> </fieldset> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/Parasite-Pest-Management-Product-Listing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/Parasite-Pest-Management-Product-Listing#comments Parasites Gold Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:50:00 +0000 76351 at http://beefmagazine.com