Health http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en 4 things to cross off your to-do list before breeding season begins http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-cross-your-do-list-breeding-season-begins <div class="node-body blog-body">Are you sure your herd bulls are fertile? Have you administered pre-breeding vaccinations to the cows? Do you have plans to control parasites and flies this grazing season? What about the calves? Here are four things to get done before the breeding season begins. </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/4-things-cross-your-do-list-breeding-season-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-cross-your-do-list-breeding-season-begins#comments Cattle Handling Cow-Calf Beef Quality Vaccination Parasites Business Health Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 21 Apr 2015 10:11:00 +0000 88641 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 things ranchers need to know about preventing & treating grass tetany http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-ranchers-need-know-about-preventing-treating-grass-tetany <div class="node-body blog-body">Spring grazing brings the potential for grass tetany in cattle. Grass tetany mostly impacts mature cattle grazing lush grasses and is caused by a magnesium deficiency. Here are four things ranchers need to know about preventing, recognizing and treating grass tetany.</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/4-things-ranchers-need-know-about-preventing-treating-grass-tetany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-ranchers-need-know-about-preventing-treating-grass-tetany#comments Cattle Supplements Cow-Calf Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:00:00 +0000 88581 at http://beefmagazine.com Pyrethrins safe for use in breeding bulls http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/pyrethrins-safe-use-breeding-bulls <div class="node-body article-body">The latest research affirms that pyrethrins and pyrethroids are safe and effective to use with breeding bulls. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/pyrethrins-safe-use-breeding-bulls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/pyrethrins-safe-use-breeding-bulls#comments Health Cattle Genetics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:42:00 +0000 87961 at http://beefmagazine.com Don't let BVD steal your profit http://beefmagazine.com/boehringer-ingelheim-vetmedica/dont-let-bvd-steal-your-profit <div class="node-body article-body">Make sure your vaccine program handles BVD Type 1b.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/boehringer-ingelheim-vetmedica/dont-let-bvd-steal-your-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/boehringer-ingelheim-vetmedica/dont-let-bvd-steal-your-profit#comments Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Cow-Calf Health Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:34:00 +0000 87811 at http://beefmagazine.com How is calving season going? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/03192015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>In many parts of ranch country, calving season is in full swing or about to begin. Fortunately, many of those same parts have been blessed with warmer weather. This week&rsquo;s online poll question at beefmagazine.com is: <strong>&ldquo;How is calving season going?</strong>&rdquo; Be sure to report on your calving conditions in the comments section after voting.</p> </div><form action="/poll/03192015" 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-8121-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8121"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8121" name="choice" value="8121" class="form-radio" /> We haven’t started</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8131-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8131"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8131" name="choice" value="8131" class="form-radio" /> Our calving is underway</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8141-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8141"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8141" name="choice" value="8141" class="form-radio" /> We’ve finished spring calving</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8151-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8151"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8151" name="choice" value="8151" class="form-radio" /> We don’t calve in the spring</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="87591" 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-W6ENrBgPY6wv7AW1iFm1oab6byUWCngnKoJPxUjfinI" value="form-W6ENrBgPY6wv7AW1iFm1oab6byUWCngnKoJPxUjfinI" /> <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> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/03192015#comments Calving Thu, 19 Mar 2015 14:52:21 +0000 87591 at http://beefmagazine.com 10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-tips-keeping-first-calf-heifers-tip-top-shape <div class="node-body blog-body">First-calf heifers require special management to maintain body condition scores, grow a healthy calf, and breed back. Here are 10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape. </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/10-tips-keeping-first-calf-heifers-tip-top-shape" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-tips-keeping-first-calf-heifers-tip-top-shape#comments Calving Cattle Supplements Cow-Calf Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87511 at http://beefmagazine.com How to treat leg fractures in young calves http://beefmagazine.com/health/how-treat-leg-fractures-young-calves <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Recognizing leg problems early and acting quickly to properly stabilize the injured limb for proper healing can help ensure a good outcome for injured calves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/how-treat-leg-fractures-young-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/how-treat-leg-fractures-young-calves#comments Health Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:00:00 +0000 87431 at http://beefmagazine.com Where BVD persistent infection is concerned, it only takes one http://beefmagazine.com/health/where-bvd-persistent-infection-concerned-it-only-takes-one <div class="node-body article-body">Catching and preventing persistent infection with bovine viral diarrhea in your herd starts with a biosecurity mindset.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/where-bvd-persistent-infection-concerned-it-only-takes-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/where-bvd-persistent-infection-concerned-it-only-takes-one#comments Ranch Management Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Health Thu, 12 Mar 2015 14:32:00 +0000 87391 at http://beefmagazine.com Despite the anticipation, calving season always ends with a weary rancher http://beefmagazine.com/blog/despite-anticipation-calving-season-always-ends-weary-rancher <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve found you can treat the calving season blues by walking through the calves, but there are only three definitively known cures.</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/despite-anticipation-calving-season-always-ends-weary-rancher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/despite-anticipation-calving-season-always-ends-weary-rancher#comments Calving Calving Season My View From The Country Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:48:00 +0000 87151 at http://beefmagazine.com BEEF Vet: Don't be just a fixer, be a partner in your client's herd health http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/beef-vet-dont-be-just-fixer-be-partner-your-clients-herd-health <div class="node-body article-body">Instead of the traditional fixer of broken cows, I want to be their partner in a healthy and profitable herd. Don’t you?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/beef-vet-dont-be-just-fixer-be-partner-your-clients-herd-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/beef-vet-dont-be-just-fixer-be-partner-your-clients-herd-health#comments BEEF Vet Wed, 04 Mar 2015 01:21:00 +0000 87071 at http://beefmagazine.com