Short supply plus strong demand restored prices for Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers selling Saturday, June 1. The 87 head of bred heifers averaged $1,857 at F&T Livestock Market. High lot sold for $2,100.
Cattle are being blamed for 59% of agriculture's greenhouse gas emissions, and now European scientists want consumers to eat less beef and dairy. In a recent paper, researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in
Summer often brings a few infectious ailments to beef cows. Common problems include eye infections and foot rot. Treatment of affected cows will often involve the use of antibiotics, so remember VFD rules.
University of Missouri's David Patterson gives a detailed look at why we must understand the science behind fixed-time and split-time AI protocols for the overall health and performance of our future cow herds.
As cattle producers work to improve health while minimizing antibiotic use, research indicates that supplements influencing microflora in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract can improve gut health and overall immunity.