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On hot, humid days, give your cows some shade
Cattle shades may mitigate heat stress for livestock, says Jim Krantz, South Dakota State University Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. Indications are that about a 20 degree air temperature...
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Rural communities can't or won't pay
In recent years, the focus of the veterinary profession has shifted from farm animal health to companion animal care. A new report from the National Research Council explores the veterinary work...
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Creep feeding your calves prior to weaning may add pounds to your calves
Creep feeding your calves prior to weaning may add pounds to your calves, help them transition during weaning and relieve lactation stress for your cows.  Planning ahead and following a few easy...
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For the Lemke family, the art of cheesemaking is down to a science, and the results are delicious. By Tracey Kelley
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Springtime in the country means one thing: babies!
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When you're living the country life, fair time is a huge deal! Here are some favorite fair photos from our readers and staff.
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Whether attempting to keep goats in or deer out, nothing works as effectively as electric fencing. It is quite possibly the most important tool for managing animals.
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An Idaho ranch raise cattle with a gentle nature despite their looks.
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This nostalgic breed fits right in on a modern farm where heritage values are a way of life.
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Follow these 9 tips from Beef Quality Assurance to give your cattle the care they need.

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