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Recently born calves are at risk of dying form calf scours. Keep your calves healthy with advice from Extension Dairy and Beef Veterinarian, Dr. David Smith.
Sandhills calving system When cattle give birth, the calves are at risk of dying from calf scours. To keep your young calves healthy, prevent transmission of the pathogens that make them sick....
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Darrell Busby, Beef Specialist at Iowa State University, gives us the low-down on how to get the best hay for cattle.
Right hay for cattle Cattle need a lot of hay to keep their energy and weight up during the winter, and it can cost a bundle. Improve the cost of feeding cattle by matching nutrient needs. Radio...
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Alternative livestock often has many benefits over traditional breeds
Good for beginners We've had some interesting chickens over the years. We buy the rare breed assortment pack of 25 chicks. It's fun to see what they grow into, and they're interesting...
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Raising Red Poll cattle Few cattle are known for meat and milk production, but the Red Poll breed does both well. These hornless cattle are perfect if you want a dual-purpose animal. Radio...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Easy to raise Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Jess Brown, president, Pineywoods Cattle Registry and Breeder's Association Some cattle are so...
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Dexter cattle offer a number of benefits
Small but mighty Listen here: Raising Dexter Cattle Radio interview source: Chuck Daggett, Dexter cattle owner Calves are so cute when they're little, but when they grow to be a full-sized...
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Bucket calves are a good choice for a 4-H or FFA project
Radio Interview Source: Megan Henry, 4-H'er Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below If your kids are interested in raising cattle, consider buying bucket calves for your first 4-H or...
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Raising beefalo Landowners looking to raise livestock that produce lean, high-protein meat should consider beefalo. They are a precise blend of the best qualities from beef cattle and buffalo....
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Preventing pink eye in cattle A common bacterial disease in cattle is pink eye. It's highly contagious, so eliminating the causes of infection will go a long way toward preventing the disease...
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A healthy diet and clean environment can reduce the risk of your cattle developing mastitis.
Radio interview source: Dr. Joseph Hogan, Professor of Animal Science, Ohio State University Click here to listen: Preventing mastitis in cattle Lactating cows are susceptible to an infection...

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