A tulathromycin injection prescription antibiotic option Parnell Living Science is pleased to announce the launch of RESPIRmycin™ (tulathromycin injection). RESPIRmycin is a ready-to-use injectable solution containing 100 mg of tulathromycin/mL, a trusted antibiotic to treat and control bovine respiratory disease...
Source: Michigan State University Extension, Katie Ockert Being prepared during cold, winter weather will help your livestock winter a little easier. Cold temperatures can cause some challenges in small and hobby farm livestock barns, but using some easy techniques you can manage...
All-natural DOSTO® Caps supports gut health, performance and more –  helping farmers shift to new reduced antibiotics landscape  The new year means new opportunities for Canada’s beef industry as innovative new options become more widely available to help raise healthy...
Source: MDPI, Roberto A. Palomares Simple Summary Supplementation with trace minerals (TM) is a husbandry strategy to improve cattle health. There is solid evidence of the beneficial effects of TM supplementation on the immune system. The concentration of TM in the...

Beef Cattle Health

Source: University of Arkansas For cattle to reach their performance potential, they must be healthy.  A sound health program will vary from herd to herd. Particular diseases may be prevalent in one herd or area and be absent in another. Partnering...
Source: Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives Backgrounding is a commercial feeding enterprise in which recently weaned calves are grown to yearling feeder cattle weight, usually in a smaller feedlot. The principle objective is to prepare yearling cattle to adjust...
Source: Beef Cattle Research Council, www.BeefResearch.ca There are many different methods of calving cows and there is no single perfect system. For some producers, adopting the Sandhills Calving System has improved herd health and time management at a busy time of year. Named by...

Beef Herd Health

Source: The Pennsylvania State University, Daniel M. Kniffen Many times a producer does not consider or appreciate the value of a good year-round herd health program until confronted with a difficult calving season or an unacceptable level of calf loss...
Source: Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Overview Foot and mouth disease (FMD) is an extremely contagious and severe viral disease. It can cause incredible losses in cloven-hoofed livestock and wildlife species, including cattle, pigs, wild boar, sheep, bison, elk, deer and llamas....
Source: University of Kentucky, Katie VanValin, Jeff Lehmkuhler, Les Anderson, Darrh Bullock, and Kevin Laurent, Animal and Food Sciences Beef cattle have defined requirements for vitamins. In some instances, vitamin supplementation may be necessary to avoid deficiencies. Vitamins are classified into two...
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