Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
Recent Stories by Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
Jul 10, 2020 by Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
Early pregnancy testing provides a number of benefits, and can be conducted as early as 30 to 45 days after the end of the breeding season through ultrasound, rectal palpation or blood-based pregnancy tests.
Jun 22, 2020 by Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
First responders aren't always trained how to handle an accident involving cattle. The Bovine Emergency Response Plan (BERP) teaches emergency responders to address accidents involving cattle transport vehicles.
Jun 17, 2020 by Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
Producers should be aware of the increased risk of "summer pneumonia" in suckling calves following heat stress. An increased respiratory rate and stress of heat may overwhelm the natural defense mechanisms of the lungs.
Oct 29, 2018 by Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
Eating alfalfa, sorghum-sudangrass and sudangrass right after a killing freeze can cause health problems in cattle.
May 11, 2018 by Ellen Crawford, NDSU Extension Service
Test water quality prior to livestock turnout.