The traditional approach for heifer development has been to shoot for 65% of mature body weight at breeding time in order to maximize pregnancy rate. Is maximum pregnancy rate really the goal, or is a more profitable herd the goal?...More
There are multiple forms of bovine lymphoma/lymphosarcoma (different names, same disease). The forms are classified by age of onset, location of the tumors and frequency of occurrence in a population....More
Fall officially starts this week, but cattle producers are already well into their fall management practices. Here’s a look at the fall feeder market plus an explanation of where the “value” comes from in a 45-day value-added weaning program.
For more than a century, bluetongue disease has confounded veterinarians and producers by seemingly disappearing over the winter, then reappearing as soon as temperatures begin to warm. A new study has cracked the transmission code....More