With so many variables affecting commodity prices, one sale barn in Florida, the Okeechobee Livestock Market, has implemented a herd health program called OKEE VAC, which aims to help boost the price of cattle enrolled.
Swarms of black flies are impacting livestock farmers in Arkansas this spring, reports University of Arkansas Extension. The population explosion is to blame for the deaths of a bull and cow in Arkansas County.
Diarrhea in neonatal calves is one of the leading causes of morbidity (sickness) and mortality (death) in North America and Europe and continues to be a major cause of economic loss to the beef cattle industry.
Protect yourself and employees when working outside when temperatures rise. Heat stroke can cause death or serious complications such as damage to the brain, heart, kidneys and muscles if treatment is not provided.
ISU Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell and ISU Extension beef program specialist Joe Sellers say the climate this summer has produced a favorable environment for Ergot fungus to infect seed heads of many forage gr