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Have Beef Producers Lost the Animal Rights Battle? By: 12/14/2015 @ 12:51pm

Change is inevitable, right? It’s even good?Dave Daley, a rancher on a multigeneration California cattle operation and an animal science professor at California State…

4 Tech Innovations for Dairy Operations By: 10/15/2015 @ 5:00pm

Gone are the days of low-tech livestock operations. From parlor monitoring systems to detection of hidden mastitis in…

Vitamin A Helps Cattle Resist Disease By: 02/08/2016 @ 4:45pm

Making sure cattle get plenty of vitamin A in their diet is an important way to ward off disease.“Vitamin A is the…

New Electric Fencer, Ear Tag Reader Helps Manage Cattle By: 02/08/2016 @ 4:08pm

The new iSeries Fence Energizer Systems from Gallagher allow you to quickly and easily monitor fence performance, says the company. It can be fitted with optional phone technology that will call or text you in…

Artificial Insemination Helps Improve Herd Genetics, Calving By: 02/08/2016 @ 3:21pm

Artificial insemination (AI) is a critical herd-management tool for Bruce and Tena Ketchum, Plevna, Montana. For 25 years, they’ve used AI in both their commercial and purebred herds of Red Angus. They…

Developing Heifers on Forages By: 02/08/2016 @ 2:46pm

Developing fertile replacement heifers while also lowering input costs is a two-part goal at Dalebanks Angus in Eureka, Kansas.“We develop our replacement heifers with a low to moderate cost of…

Bovine Respiratory Disease Prevention Should Start Early By: 01/12/2016 @ 4:00pm

Stress of any kind can weaken calves’ immune systems, putting them at a much higher risk of bovine respiratory disease (BRD). According to W. Mark Hilton, a Purdue University clinical professor of food…

Benefits of Mob Grazing By: 01/12/2016 @ 3:40pm

At the end of the day, mob grazing is just a more intensive approach to rotational grazing. However, mob grazing does have some distinct benefits:1. Uniform consumption of forageBeing in a smaller area means…

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