Cattle health during the dog days of summer: Treating responsibly
“For both pinkeye and footrot cases, you’re going to want to have cattle in a place where you can check them 2 to 3 days later so if you need to treat them again, you can,” says John Maas, former veterinarian with the University of California at Davis Cooperative Extension, and chairman of the Beef Quality Assurance Advisory Board. FULL STORY »
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a mobile shade machine?
A Wisconsin farmer unveiled his innovative break-through in cattle cooling last week. It looks like something out of the future, or a piece of technology that belongs only behind the doors of NASA’s engineering department. FULL STORY »
Building beef cow herd requires quality management and genetics
Rebuilding a beef cow herd to capture record-setting high prices is more than saving heifers to breed. Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension beef specialist, said heifers need management – and new breeding technology. FULL STORY »
Genetic selection for healthier cattle
The adoption of advanced genetic selection tools such as Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) has been one of the greatest success stories in improving productivity in the beef industry. The ability to select and find cattle that excel in growth while still delivering acceptable calving ease FULL STORY »