Speaking to a large crowd at the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's Cattleman's College in Denver today, Tom Edwards, DVM, Kearney, Neb., offered some tips on laminitis and responsible handling of downed cattle.
After losing so much, families affected by the wildfires sweeping across western Oklahoma may be feeling emotionally overwhelmed, which raises the need to pay attention to potential mental health concerns.
Kansas rancher Mike McCarty says the wildfire outbreak in March only compounded the financial strain he was already under. The historic drought in the Central Plains a few years ago had forced him to reduce his herd, ti
Cattle producers face a great deal of risk, not only in production but also in pricing. The last couple of months have served as a reminder of the need for price risk management in a cattle marketing plan. Price risk ma
Farmers and ranchers affected by wildfires are in desperate need of hay and other supplies. Blizzard conditions this past weekend in states north also created need for forage and government disaster assistance.
Death loss projections from Oklahoma's wildfires are lower than last year's Starbuck Fire that impacted the same region, but anywhere from 1,500-2,500 cattle could have died estimates a state veterinarian.