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How to Manage Cattle Nematodes in Spring
As the weather warms over spring, it is important to plan for parasite management in young cattle stock, to avoid high nematode burdens later in the year....
Scanning Cattle Retinas Allows Faster BSE Detection
Studying a cow's retina could give secrets away about bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), says a new study from Iowa State University. ...
Europe Buying More US Beef Despite Hurdles
Despite growing from time to time, the US sells a limited amount of beef to the EU - but why?...
Hop Extract May be Suitable Alternative to Rumensin
An acid from hops could be used instead of rumensin in ionophore-free beef programmes, say Kansas researchers. ...
Calf Hair Could Indicate Foul Mood
Facial hair on cows can be an indicator of temperament, potentially informing decisions about showring selection. ...
The Truth About Staphylococcus Aureus
Preventing Staph.aureus starts with the calf, according to the latest insight from Virginia experts. ...
Trace Mineral Injections Did Not Improve Sperm Quality
Sperm quality of yearling bulls was not improved by injectable trace minerals, according to a Kansas State University study. ...
Growth Implants in Beef: Beef Ambassador Analysis
As the cattle industry strives for efficiency, growth technologies are one way to minimise consumption of important resources in producing each kilo of beef. ...
Calf Rearing Tips
With the current boom in the Irish dairy industry, many Irish beef farmers are considering the benefits of buying dairy-bred calves....
How to Manage Summer Heat Stress in Feedlot Cattle
Sprinklers and tarpaulin shades are two ways one Nebraska feedlot is managing the summer heat. ...
High Yielder But Low Impact: Genetics For the Perfect Cow
Tools monitoring cow burps, behaviour and milk are ways to identify the most effective cows, benefiting farm economies and the environment. ...
Signals at the Feed Trough: Improving Efficiency on Your Dairy
Read what cows are telling you through body language and behaviour - this is the key to getting the most from cattle feed. ...
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. ...
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