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How to Prepare for Grass Tetany, Grass Staggers
As spring comes, Dakota's cattlemen are advised to watch for grass tetany and be proactive about blood magnesium....
How do I Test Soil Health on My Farm?
Monitoring soil health for nutrients maximises pasture production and takes five steps to do, Australia's southern farmers are being told. ...
What Farms Make Money? Three Common Denominators
What makes a farm profitable? A farm management expert draws on experience gained from working within five land grant universities. ...
Managing Replacement Heifers for Service at Springtime
Whether home-bred or bought in, heifers are a big part of the future of your operation and represent a doorway to new genetics and higher productivity. ...
Two Parasites Less Harmful Than One: Cure for Deadly Fever?
African farmers could soon have a vaccine for a deadly fever thanks to a study which found that two parasites are far less deadly than one. ...
Watch Out: Over a Third of Silage is Wasted From the Sward
Potentially over a third, and at least 15 per cent, of silage grown never reaches the cow. ...
Create the Right Calf to Capture Value
Cattle are in short supply but quality is as important as ever, according to a US Angus industry figurehead. ...
Winter Crops in Dairy Systems Cut Leaching, Weeds and Improve Soils
Winter crops to be harvested are hugely beneficial to soil structure, offering protection to soils through winter, anything else is a "misconception"....
Harassed Herd? Prevent Flies and Control Fly Numbers
Flies are a perennial issue and something you can get on top of if you prepare early and act now, US cattlemen are being told. ...
What to Do When a Calf Has Scour: 3 Action Points
A scouring calf is a common issue, but what is the recommended protocol? Irish experts give three simple steps for success. ...
EU Beef Market Outlook: Production Will Rise in 2015
More cattle is the springboard for a lift in European beef production this year with France leading the way, say industry experts. ...
Planning For Successful Animal Welfare on Dairy Farms
Welfare is of course a priority for dairy farmers, but standardised assessments and schemes give the consumer piece of mind....
Biosecurity at Calving is Protecting Calf Health
Poultry and swine operations tend to limit the number of visitors on operations and reduce the number of people in contact of livestock....
Management Tips: Strategies for Reducing Summer Fertility Lag
When summer winds down and temperatures begin to cool, dairy producers can forget about the lag in fertility as a result of heat stress, writes Todd Bilby, Ph.D., Merck Animal Health....
Drought, Grazing and Cattle: What Are the Warning Signs?
Pasture condition is paramount for keeping production costs in check - here are some warning signs from an Australian expert....
 
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