Health http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en 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 Monitor Medicated Mineral Intake http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/monitor-medicated-mineral-intake <div class="field-byline"> Oklahoma Farm Report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Medicated mineral is one of the best ways for cow-calf producers to prevent anaplasmosis in their herds. But make sure you’re using the right product at the right rate, then monitor your cattle to make sure they’re consuming the right amount.</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/regulation/monitor-medicated-mineral-intake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/monitor-medicated-mineral-intake#comments Regulation Health Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 76151 at http://beefmagazine.com What Is The Best Way To Keep Flies At Bay? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-best-way-keep-flies-bay <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are four ways to manage flies this summer.</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/what-best-way-keep-flies-bay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-best-way-keep-flies-bay#comments Parasites Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:55:00 +0000 73861 at http://beefmagazine.com Are You Leaving Money On The Table? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-leaving-money-table <div class="node-body blog-body">Implanted calves will provide an extra 15-30 lbs. in weaning weight. This will add up fast in today’s feeder-calf market. At $2/lb., this results in an extra $30-$60/head. </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/are-you-leaving-money-table" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-leaving-money-table#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Health Vet&#039;s Opinion Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 75671 at http://beefmagazine.com Scenario Planning Helps Vets Successfully Operate In The Unknown Future http://beefmagazine.com/business/scenario-planning-helps-vets-successfully-operate-unknown-future <div class="node-body article-body">Scenario planning helps beef veterinarians know what their practice needs to look like in order to be successful in a range of alternative futures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/business/scenario-planning-helps-vets-successfully-operate-unknown-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/business/scenario-planning-helps-vets-successfully-operate-unknown-future#comments BEEF Vet Business Thu, 05 Jun 2014 14:31:00 +0000 75481 at http://beefmagazine.com BEEF Vet: Do These 3 Animal Health Practices To Boost Your Herd's Profit http://beefmagazine.com/health/beef-vet-do-these-3-animal-health-practices-boost-your-herds-profit <div class="field-byline"> By Jennifer Ryan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now is the time for beef producers to add profitable practices and take advantage of the strong market. Here are reasons we must start investing in animal health. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/beef-vet-do-these-3-animal-health-practices-boost-your-herds-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/beef-vet-do-these-3-animal-health-practices-boost-your-herds-profit#comments BEEF Vet Health Tips For Profit Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:28:00 +0000 75471 at http://beefmagazine.com