MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory diagnoses many kinds of illnesses throughout a given year, but the one witnessed frequently this past spring in cattle was lead poisoning.
“Lead poisoning is the No. 1… Continue reading
The typical Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software (CHAPS) program beef producer is weaning calves from 90.5 percent of all cows exposed to the bull at 553 pounds at 193 days of age.
Those calves are grazing summer pastures… Continue reading
Face and horn flies are the most common and most treated pests on North Dakota livestock operations, producers reported in a recent North Dakota State University Extension Service survey.
“Left untreated, these pests can cause significant loss in… Continue reading
No matter which side of the lease you’re on, it’s important to protect yourself. And while Tiffany Dowell Lashmet says there’s no one-size-fits-all contract and stresses the importance of consulting your own attorney, she shared some general tips at the… Continue reading
By: Terri Queck-Matzie
The road to feedlot profits starts with a healthy calf.
Calves receiving medical treatment two times lose an estimated $365, according to 2014 figures provided by Dr. W. Mark Hilton, Clinical Professor, Food Animal Production Medicine, at… Continue reading
By: Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist
A good chunk of Oklahoma received some rain over the weekend with amounts ranging from very light to nearly 3 inches in spots. For the most part, the… Continue reading