Parasites http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6614/more en BEEF Poll: How do you manage fly and parasite issues? http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06252015 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Summer is upon us, and that means so are the pests, both those that reside inside your cattle and those that buzz around on the outside.</p></div><form action="/poll/06252015" 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-8671-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8671"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8671" name="choice" value="8671" class="form-radio" /> I treat my cattle for both internal and external parasites.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8681-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8681"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8681" name="choice" value="8681" class="form-radio" /> I treat my cattle for internal parasites.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8691-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8691"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8691" name="choice" value="8691" class="form-radio" /> I treat my cattle for external parasites.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-8701-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-8701"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-8701" name="choice" value="8701" class="form-radio" /> I don’t deworm or control external pests.</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="90661" 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-mS6AcsBApOZV1wrijtwheH7t5jabAf4PZL2Vxa7UPD0" value="form-mS6AcsBApOZV1wrijtwheH7t5jabAf4PZL2Vxa7UPD0" /> <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><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06252015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/poll/06252015#comments Parasites Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:30:16 +0000 90661 at http://beefmagazine.com 7 tools to win the war against cattle flies http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/7-tools-win-war-against-cattle-flies <div class="node-body article-body">Face flies and horn flies are a constant irritation to your cattle. Here’s a list of the weapons available in your battery of tools to keep the flies at bay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/7-tools-win-war-against-cattle-flies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/7-tools-win-war-against-cattle-flies#comments Parasites Health Nutrition Wed, 27 May 2015 11:59:00 +0000 89641 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/2014-pesticide-listing.csv" type="text/csv; length=16563">2014-pesticide-listing.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?1430144526" /> </div> </fieldset> <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 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:50:00 +0000 76351 at http://beefmagazine.com 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 Year-round cattle pests steal from bottom line http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/year-round-cattle-pests-steal-bottom-line <div class="node-body article-body">Economic losses caused by horn flies and lice may be invisible to the naked eye, but they gnaw plenty from the bottom line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/elanco-animal-health/year-round-cattle-pests-steal-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elanco Animal Health Parasites Business Pasture to Pounds Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:43:00 +0000 83031 at http://beefmagazine.com Worms Eat Away At Beef Producers' Profits http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/worms-eat-away-beef-producers-profits <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef cattle producers can gain $40/head when they control worms in cattle that are on pasture, according to a recent study by Iowa State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/worms-eat-away-beef-producers-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/worms-eat-away-beef-producers-profits#comments Parasites Tips For Profit Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:53:00 +0000 78641 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 5 Essential Steps For Fly Control On Cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-essential-steps-fly-control-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">You can’t eliminate fly problems, but you can lessen their negative impact. Here are five easy-to-implement tips from BEEF veterinarian, W. Mark Hilton. </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/5-essential-steps-fly-control-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-essential-steps-fly-control-cattle#comments Parasites Health Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 29 Apr 2014 01:04:00 +0000 74421 at http://beefmagazine.com To Control Parasites In Cattle, It Pays To Think Like A Worm http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/control-parasites-cattle-it-pays-think-worm <div class="field-byline"> By Burt Rutherford, BEEF Senior Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While internal parasites are the same the country over, they play the game differently from North to South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/control-parasites-cattle-it-pays-think-worm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/parasites/control-parasites-cattle-it-pays-think-worm#comments Parasites Tips For Profit Thu, 03 Apr 2014 17:07:00 +0000 73201 at http://beefmagazine.com Skipping The Basics Can Carry A Big Bottom-Line Penalty http://beefmagazine.com/blog/skipping-basics-can-carry-big-bottom-line-penalty <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">A breeding soundness exam (BSE) is a fertility exam performed on bulls by a veterinarian; ideally it&rsquo;s performed annually. It consists of three components &ndash; scrotal circumference, a physical exam, and a semen evaluation, and it typically costs between $50 and $150/bull. That&rsquo;s not an insignificant amount of money, but it pales in comparison to the lost revenue of open or late-calving cows.<o:p></o:p></span></p></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/skipping-basics-can-carry-big-bottom-line-penalty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/skipping-basics-can-carry-big-bottom-line-penalty#comments Cow-Calf Vaccination Parasites Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:33:00 +0000 72781 at http://beefmagazine.com