Practice Tips

Stalks can be cost-effective for heifers

While much of the country is still feeling the effects of the drought, it’s still important to keep young heifers nutritionally sound in a cost-effective manner. FULL STORY »

Transporting baby calves

The DCHA Gold Standards III from the Dairy Calf and Heifer Association includes information on transporting dairy calves to ensure their health and welfare. FULL STORY »

Digital deworming tool from Merial

Merial has launched a new website, www.TruthAboutDeworming.com. The new resource provides a digital deworming tool that will give cattle producers immediate evaluations of their current deworming protocols. FULL STORY »

Six ways to help feedlot cattle adapt

Acclimating new cattle the feedlot takes good management and animal husbandry skills. FULL STORY »

Tips for mycotoxin management in dairy feed

Due to this year’s ominous drought, many producers are now faced with the challenge of how to feed the 2012 yield to their livestock. FULL STORY »

Drought feed options for feedlots

Drought silage can be an excellent feed. After testing to assure that the product is safe for feeding relative to nitrate content, diets of predominantly silage can produce daily gains of 2.0-2.5+ pounds per day. FULL STORY »

Keep sinks in exam rooms

There may be such as thing as style over function in many areas of our lives (super high heels, trendy uncomfortable furniture), but in the area of disease transmission and zoonotic diseases, hygiene in veterinary clinics needs to maintain function over style. FULL STORY »

Cold weather livestock tips

Yvonne Bellay, DVM, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, advises livestock owners to prepare for cold-weather care of their animals. FULL STORY »

25 feeder calf mistakes to avoid

This fall when calves will be entering the feedlot, the feedlot team including the veterinarian, nutritionist, manager, pen riders and feeders will have the opportunity to all work together to get these calves off to a good start. FULL STORY »

Handling on the feedlot and in the plant

Animal handling at the packing plant or the feedyard both follow the same basic principles. If you are training or monitoring feedlot employees, Temple Grandin, PhD, Colorado State University, offers advice on the key areas to emphasize. FULL STORY »

Lower milking cow feed costs

At the 2012 American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ conference in Montreal in September, Greg Bethard, PhD, spoke to bovine veterinarians about dairy economics, including ways to lower milking cow feed costs. FULL STORY »

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