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Doc Talk: Acclimating cattle to a new home

Oct 22, 2015 by Dan Thomson
It's part two with Dr. Kip Lukasiewicz and Dr. Tom Noffsinger from Production Animal Consultation. We're gonna talk about acclimating cattle to a new environment. In Part 1 we talked about weaning. Now we're going to mo
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Meat of the Matter: Swing and a miss

Oct 22, 2015 by Drovers
Not every marketing initiative ends up being a home run. But it's a shame when failure isn't from customer indifference but because an operator didn't even try to make contact.

Cow prices weaker again

Oct 22, 2015 by Drovers
Cow markets softened again last month with the falling of the fed-cattle markets. Still, they remained a little better than they were this time last year, with the exception of slaughter cow prices.

Preventing prussic acid poisoning

Oct 21, 2015 by Dr. John Andrae
A significant risk of grazing certain species of drought or frost-damaged forages is hydrocyanic acid poisoning. This is more commonly known as prussic acid or cyanide poisoning.