Calving http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6613/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 Calf Scours: Check for Signs, Offer Treatment http://beefmagazine.com/calving/calf-scours-check-signs-offer-treatment <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cow-calf producers know all too well that proper management and control of disease on the farm or ranch can improve profitability. The same goes for the control of calf scours, which can spread quickly among calves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/calving/calf-scours-check-signs-offer-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/calving/calf-scours-check-signs-offer-treatment#comments Calving Tips For Profit Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:36:00 +0000 72431 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 Things To Keep In Mind About Calf Scours http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-keep-mind-about-calf-scours <div class="node-body blog-body">“Almost no herd goes through a calving season without some scours. In severe out- breaks, the effects of scours in an individual herd can be overwhelming. Illness may occur in 70% of calves born and death may occur in 50%,” says Don Hansen, Oregon State University Extension veterinarian. Here are four things to keep in mind when dealing with calf scours. </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-keep-mind-about-calf-scours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-keep-mind-about-calf-scours#comments Calving Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 72181 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Resources To Help You Succeed This Calving Season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-resources-help-you-succeed-calving-season <div class="node-body blog-body">As many of us head into calving season, there is no better time than now to get prepared. Long hours get the best of all of us, and reviewing the basics of how to treat a prolapse or how to properly use your calf puller are best done before the problems occurs.</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/6-resources-help-you-succeed-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-resources-help-you-succeed-calving-season#comments Calving BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:04:00 +0000 70391 at http://beefmagazine.com Calving Checklist: Everything You Need To Know & Have Before Calving http://beefmagazine.com/calving/calving-checklist-everything-you-need-know-have-calving <div class="field-byline"> Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Being ready and prepared before the start of calving season can make life much easier for operators, and potentially save a calf. Here is everything you need to know before calving starts on your ranch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/calving/calving-checklist-everything-you-need-know-have-calving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/calving/calving-checklist-everything-you-need-know-have-calving#comments Calving Health Calving Season Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:54:00 +0000 68631 at http://beefmagazine.com Wintering Calves With Their Mamas Means Healthier Calves http://beefmagazine.com/health/wintering-calves-their-mamas-means-healthier-calves <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">By calving later in the spring and wintering those calves with their mothers, three North Dakota producers say they develop healthier, heavier calves at less cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/wintering-calves-their-mamas-means-healthier-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/wintering-calves-their-mamas-means-healthier-calves#comments Calving Weaning Health Tips For Profit Sun, 27 Oct 2013 10:01:00 +0000 67142 at http://beefmagazine.com Researchers Mobilize To Whip Summer Pneumonia In Calves http://beefmagazine.com/calving/researchers-mobilize-whip-summer-pneumonia-calves <div class="field-byline"> Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pneumonia can affect calves of any age, but particularly frustrating is summer pneumonia in nursing calves. Researchers have mobilized to learn why this cattle disease happens. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/calving/researchers-mobilize-whip-summer-pneumonia-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/calving/researchers-mobilize-whip-summer-pneumonia-calves#comments Cattle Handling Calving Weaning Health Tips For Profit Fri, 31 May 2013 11:07:00 +0000 55582 at http://beefmagazine.com Photo by Sam Wirzba All About Oral Electrolytes http://beefmagazine.com/calving/all-about-oral-electrolytes <div class="field-byline"> By Michelle Arnold, Large Ruminant Extension Veterinarian, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There are five major infectious causes of diarrhea in calves less than 21 days of age. These include <em>E. coli</em> K99, rotavirus, coronavirus, Cryptosporidia, and Salmonella species. Noninfectious factors such as insufficient or poor-quality colostrum, poor sanitation, stress and cold weather can also cause or contribute to neonatal calf diarrhea.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/calving/all-about-oral-electrolytes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/calving/all-about-oral-electrolytes#comments Calving Calving Season Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:29:00 +0000 51241 at http://beefmagazine.com Calving Difficulty Has Lasting Effects http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/calving-difficulty-has-lasting-effects <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Calving difficulty not only is the prime cause of baby calf mortality, it can also markedly reduce a cow's reproductive performance during the next breeding season, according to Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension emeritus livestock specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/calving-difficulty-has-lasting-effects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cow-calf/calving-difficulty-has-lasting-effects#comments Calving Cow-Calf Tips For Profit Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:06:00 +0000 50601 at http://beefmagazine.com Tips To Prepare For Calving Season http://beefmagazine.com/prevention-works/tips-prepare-calving-season <div class="field-byline"> Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With fall calving season nearing completion and spring calving season just around the corner, now is the time to evaluate your cow herd to help make the calving season go smoother and set your cow herd up for success in the next breeding season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/prevention-works/tips-prepare-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/prevention-works/tips-prepare-calving-season#comments Calving Prevention Works Calving Season Mon, 04 Feb 2013 16:37:00 +0000 49871 at http://beefmagazine.com