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TAKES STEPS TO MAKE SURE CALVES NEVER HAVE A BAD DAY
10/20/2017 04:46 PM
You've heard that the key to beef quality could lie in making sure a calf never has a bad day. A paper in the Journal of Dairy Science adds validity-and before you quit reading because the work didn't come from the beef side, think for a minute about the dairy cow.

KEEP TRACK OF WITHDRAWAL TIMES IN CATTLE
10/20/2017 04:46 PM
When a food animal is given medication systemically (such as injection of antibiotic), it takes a certain amount of time for the body to break down and eliminate it. During that period the animal should not enter the food chain. Different drugs and medications have different withdrawal times before the animal can be slaughtered.

THOMAS AND SONS BRANGUS SALE HELD
10/20/2017 04:45 PM
Fifty-six registered buyers from 10 states participated in a stellar offering of registered and commercial cattle at the recent Don Thomas and Sons Cadillac of Brangus Sales.

BURDOCK CAN CAUSE EYE IRRITATION IN CATTLE
10/19/2017 04:50 PM
Eye problems in cattle and horses can be caused by burdock slivers. This plant has seeds that stick to fur or clothing. When ripe, the burrs release hundreds of microscopic barbed slivers. If a sliver gets into the eye, it can cause inflammation and infection that may puzzle your veterinarian, since the microscopic sliver is not easily seen. The cornea of the eye may become inflamed and ulcerated; the eye may turn cloudy and have a white spot or bulge on it.

CHANGING WEATHER AFFECTS HEALTH OF CALVES
10/19/2017 04:49 PM
Experience tells us that fall can be a treacherous season for keeping calves healthy. Calves come into the season stout, thrifty and with the expectation of doing well. But changing weather conditions, management systems and nutritional programs can catch the calves off guard and send them into a tail spin of poor health and performance.

PARASITE RESISTANCE IN CATTLE AT CRITICAL LEVEL
10/18/2017 05:26 PM
Controlling internal parasites in cattle is challenging these days.

BEWARE OF POTENTIAL THREAT TO DEER POPULATIONS
10/16/2017 05:44 PM
Diseases are a big concern for deer biologists and managers. Since the reestablishment of white-tailed deer across the Southeast, hemorrhagic disease has had a negative impact on their populations. Hemorrhagic disease in deer can be caused by epizootic hemorrhagic disease viruses, or bluetongue viruses, and is spread by black gnats.

SVF CATTLE COUNTRY COMMERCIAL REPLACEMENT SALE HELD AUG. 31ST
10/12/2017 05:20 PM
One thousand, one hundred and eleven commercial females from Florida's leading ranchers found ready acceptance at the recent Cattle Country Sale in Brighton, Fla.

IT'S THE PITTS -- A MOTHER'S PLEA
10/11/2017 03:19 PM
I'm not in the mood today to try and be funny. And normally I don't believe writers should use their podium to preach to people. In most cases I don't have the qualifications or the credentials.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- DEMAND-AGGRESSIVE MARKETING BUOY CATTLE PRICES
10/10/2017 10:40 AM
Cattle numbers continue to grow with national cowherd expansion, and various data suggest herd expansion is continuing this year.

CHUTE-SIDE VACCINE COOLER IS A USEFUL TOOL
10/10/2017 10:39 AM
A few simple steps can help cattle producers become more effective in battling respiratory disease in their herd, get full value of any vaccine they purchase, and possibly increase their operational profit in the process.

PRODUCERS BENEFIT FROM YEAR-ROUND HERD HEALTH PROGRAM
09/27/2017 05:48 PM
Many times a producer does not consider or appreciate the value of a good year-round herd health program until confronted with a difficult calving season or an unacceptable level of calf loss from health challenges.



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Gardening ? Re: Saving bean seed
I don't think frost will hurt them. Biggest problem is insects stings. What Bryant says is good advice but many here just leave them in the field to dry. Once dry, they clean them and put in air...

Show Board ? Good week!
We had all three calves place in their classes. And one heifer went on to win her division.

This bull was reserve in his class..



This heifer won her class and division. Champion Junior Balancer Heife...

Coffee Shop ? Re: The Killer
Look thru youtube for "Jerry Lee Lewis X-rated rant".
He was pretty drunk when I saw him.

Grasses, Pastures and Hay ? Got a good rain
Got an 1 1/10th this morning as the cooler weather is making its way down. Pastures were once again looking thirsty.

Coffee Shop ? Re: andybob

Breeding / Calving Issues ? Re: Fall Calving Results
wbvs58 wrote:
That is a nice group Ron. I had one that was 28 days early this year at 18kg, I didn't do anything special with her other than keeping an eye on her she managed to suckle her mum, that...



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