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Calving and re-breeding can be a challenge. These tips will help.
    First-calf heifers need to be fed and managed properly to reduce their susceptibility to calving and reproductive failure. To be reproductively efficient, a heifer needs energy,...
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Proactive fly control, water access, and a supplementation program can help promote consistent cow performance through spring and summer.
Late spring and early summer pastures provide essential nutrients to the cow herd, as the cow cares for herself, the calf at her side and her developing fetus. During this period, pasture management...
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Bob had to do a c-section on this show heifer -- she had a huge calf! The weather has been so brutally cold, he kept the cow and calf at the clinic overnight. Dr. Brennan tried to milk the cow, but...
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Bob preg-checked 280 cows in three hours this morning on a hilly farm in southern Warren County. I followed him out there to take photos. It was foggy, the roads were gravel with twists and turns,...
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Dairy farmers typically call the vet around 4 a.m, or milking time. Milk fever, or hypcalcemia, is a common emergency. At calving time, large amounts of calcium are removed from the cow's blood...
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Keep your cows healthy, warm, and well-fed by following these suggestions for a successful winter!
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Meet some of the cattle, dogs, chickens, and other animals our readers adore. These photos were shared in our online gallery and on our Facebook page.
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This micro-creamery specializes in the local touch
Karen and Jake Fairbairn of Arkville, New York, wanted to handle every facet of owning and running a micro-creamery; milking the cows, making gelato mix, and freezing the finished product. Gelato is...
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Bob is hearing from clients that are running out of hay. Cattle auctions in some parts of the Midwest are flooded with cows, as producers hit with drought last summer liquidate herds. Some farmers...
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Monitor newly-weaned calves and new stock for respiratory disease
Radio interview source: Dr. Richard Linhart, DVM, Pfizer/Zoetis Animal Health Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Stress can make anyone sick, even cattle. Calves that have...

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