Portland, Maine [February 18, 2016] – Newborn calves are immediately exposed to diseases lurking in the environmental, especially towards the end of the calving season. After weeks of heavy use, pastures and other birthing areas accumulate afterbirths, urine and feces.… Continue reading
By: Kay Ledbetter
Stocker cattle health has always been a challenge, but the challenge has increased over the years and producers may need to beef up their management plans, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.
“We have… Continue reading
By: Glenn Selk, Oklahoma State University Emeritus Extension Animal Scientist
Fall-calving herds will be breeding replacement heifers in late November. Now is the time to make certain that those heifers are ready for the upcoming breeding season.
Immunize the… Continue reading
By: Heather Smith Thomas
It’s important to start building good immunity in replacement heifers before they enter the cow herd, and to time their vaccinations appropriately throughout their adult life to keep immunity strong. Dr. Chris Chase, Department of Veterinary… Continue reading
SHAWNEE, Kan. (August 11, 2015) — Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health introduces DNA Immunostimulant Zelnate™, a new innovation for the cattle industry that aids in the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD) due to Mannheimia haemolytica.… Continue reading
By: Dr. Josh Payne, State Extension Poultry Specialist, Oklahoma State University
Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) are microscopic organisms that can be found in all types of water including farm ponds. Being photosynthetic, they utilize sunlight to support life. For most of… Continue reading