The first hours of a calf's life set the course of that calf's health for the remainder of its life. It's always critical to handle and feed colostrum properly, but because calves are under extra stres
New research continues to reinforce the importance of delivering high-quality colostrum to newborn calves to set them up for lifelong success. In his latest issue of Calf Notes, Dr. Jim Quigley discusses a study in Chin
Clostridial scours can be a stubborn and frustrating health challenge in young calves. University of Wisconsin Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Medicine Sheila McGuirk offers advice on how to best prevent and protect ca
Friday's Youth Livestock Auction at the State Fair of Texas saw Clifford, the big red steer named Grand Champion, sell for a record $131,000. Fourteen-year-old Jagger Horn of Jones County 4-H, raised the steer and
Post-calving diseases like retained placenta, milk fever, ketosis and mastitis all can delay the establishment of a cow's next pregnancy. Many of these conditions also have been shown to be linked, with the incide
Cattle owners had to rely on horses, boats and even a helicopter to round up their herds as floodwaters covered pastures in many areas of south Louisiana.
Kenny Higginbotham, of Broussard, said Lafayette Parish co