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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.

Apologize for eating meat? Never!

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Last month the USDA said that roughly 17 million American households were "food insecure" a phrase used to describe households that have trouble putting food on the table.

Syringe caddy (Equipment)

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
Keeping syringes and vaccines cool and out of direct sunlight can be difficult when working cattle chute-side. Mark Erickson developed an inexpensive, yet practical, syringe caddy using a rectangular plastic pail and PV

Genex, CSU cooperate on AI training

Jan 17, 2011 by Drovers
A new partnership between Colorado State University and Genex Cooperative, Inc. will offer an inaugural artificial insemination certificate training course February 10-13, 2010 in Fort Collins, Colo.