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Eddy Sanders will yak, yak, yak all day about the critters on his farm
Eddy Sanders, his wife Debbie, and his dad, Gene, own Grunniens Yak Ranch in Elbert, Colorado. Yaks are a bovine animal similar to cattle and bison. They can be used as pack animals and pasture pets...
At the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, animal experts feed more than 3,000 animals on a 1,200-acre working farm every day. Here are some helpful tips they’ve learned over the last 85 years.
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...
Adding minerals can prevent nutrition deficiencies
Radio interview source: Grant Crawford, Beef Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Minerals and vitamins are essential for proper cattle...
Cows need extra nutrition so their calves are born healthy
Radio interview source: Grant Crawford, Beef Extension Educator, University of Minnesota Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Cattle due to give birth need a boost in vitamins and minerals...
Pigs raised in areas with very cold weather should be brought inside
Radio interview source: Steve Huntzicker, Extension Ag Agent, University of Wisconsin Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below Some people house pigs in huts in the pasture when...
Animal branding provides proof of ownership and risk management
Radio interview source: John Hall, Extension Beef Specialist, University of Idaho Listen here to the radio story mp3 or read below Horse and cattle owners have branded their animals for...
Cattle sometimes develop a condition that causes their hooves to grow abnormally
Radio interview source: Dr. Grant Dewell, Beef Extension Veterinarian, Iowa State University Listen here to the radio story mp3 or read below A hoof condition in cattle called 'curly...
Instead of buying pigs to supply your family with pork, breed them
Interview source: Tim Safranski, Swine Breeding Specialist, University of Missouri Listen to the radio story mp3 Instead of...