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One-way gate (Equipment)

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Marvin Wipf, Sioux Falls, S.D., erected a one-way gate that prevents cows from re-entering a pen after they've been sorted out.

Identifying sick stockers

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Proper and timely identification of sick stockers helps minimize unnecessary treatment expense and preventable production losses, says Mississippi State University Extension beef cattle specialist Justin Rhinehart.

Animal welfare

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Polishing our animal husbandry image to consumers is as important as the quality and wholesomeness of our products.

Alltech offers mycotoxin hotline, Web resources

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Delays in the North American corn harvest have brought about concerns over mycotoxin contamination, particularly toxins produced by Fusarium molds including DON (vomitoxin), zearalenone, and fusaric acid.

Coming soon – 50K HD DNA testing

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
In January 2010, Pfizer Animal Genetics will release a new genomic test that will expand the breadth of cattle DNA evaluation by almost a thousand-fold.