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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.

GET CALVES STARTED ON THE RIGHT FOOT AT WEANING
09/27/2017 05:47 PM
During this time of the year, some producers may consider preconditioning beef calves prior to sale. This involves a multi-step process including weaning, a defined health protocol, nutrition, and marketing plan. The following article describes a few helpful tips for weaning and getting calves started on the right foot:

EARLY WEANING BENEFITS FIRST-CALF COWS
09/21/2017 05:27 PM
Summer heat can be hard on pastures, cows and calves, especially first-calf cows. These cows are in a special class as they are still trying to maintain body condition, actively grow, support reproduction by gestating with her second calf, and lactating.

PRODUCT HANDLING IS CRITICAL TO HERD HEALTH SUCCESS
09/21/2017 05:26 PM
The cow-calf production unit is the basis for the entire beef industry. The production of quality calves requires strict attention to the health of all calves, cows and bulls in the facility.

HYDRAULIC CALF TABLES MAKE LIVESTOCK HANDLING EASIER
09/21/2017 05:25 PM
Chutes and calf tables have made livestock handling easier—on the animals, and for the people doing the job, whether branding, castrating, dehorning, implanting calves, etc.

IT'S THE PITTS -- RATTLED
09/21/2017 05:24 PM
Despite having lived in, or near, rattlesnake country my entire life I've never known anyone who actually got bit by one, let alone got bit and lived to tell the tale. Until now, that is.



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Photo Contest ? Re: Contest - 'Photoshop'
Thanks. Here is Gimp's online version if you don't want download - https://www.rollapp.com/app/gimp#/app/gimp/modal

Trucks, Tractors and Machinery ? Re: Nontypical No Till Drills
Don't know about either but sure hard to beat a Haybuster. Keep us informed.

Breeds Board ? Re: Hereford x Longhorn ?
If you got them cheap and plan on keeping them as mommas I would say congratulations, they should make some good low maintenance cows. That is if they are LH/Herford. The ring around the muzzle has...

Beginners Board ? Re: Fencing
First question ius where is your water gonna be. Are you running water to each paddock After its fenced?

Breeding / Calving Issues ? Breaking the amniotic sac?
If you're going in to help a cow calve and the calf's sac isn't out yet, how do you (do you?) break it before putting ropes/chains on the calf's legs to get it out?
Often when I've gone to help, the...

Beginners Board ? Fencing
Any suggestions on how you all would cross fence this property?




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