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  • Mar 11, 2014
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    4 Things To Keep In Mind About Calf Scours 5

    “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....More
  • Jan 21, 2014
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    6 Resources To Help You Succeed This Calving Season 2

    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....More
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    Jan 23, 2013
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    Environment Is Critical In Preventing Neonatal Calf Disease

    We’ve all heard the old adage that “the three most important things about real estate are location, location, location.” If I could propose a new quote on neonatal calf disease, it would be: “The three most important things about prevention of neonatal calf disease are environment, environment, environment.”...More
  • Jun 18, 2012
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    Wanted: Protective Mother Cows 7

    Numerous studies show that selecting beef cattle for a calm temperament improves weight gain and meat quality. Over the years, however, several ranchers have reported an increase in poor mothering among their cows. Perhaps this is the result of intensive selection during the last decade for calmer, more docile cows....More
  • Apr 25, 2012
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    Celebrating Spring Calving On The Ranch

    BEEF Daily readers painted a beautiful picture of spring calving on the ranch with their Farm Boy's Spring Calving photo contest entries....More
  • Feb 29, 2012
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    Advice On When To Intervene When Calving First-Calf Heifers

    Buddy Faries, Jr., veterinarian with the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, explains what to look for and when to step in when calving first-calf heifers.....More

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