Does your current cattle vaccination regime include a dewormer? If not, you may want to consider adding it. Pour-on topical dewormers, like Ivermectin, serve as an effective way to help control and manage internal and external parasites in your cattle. Ivermectin is cost-effective and a little application goes a long ways in keeping your cattle healthy. Dosage is … [Read more...] about Ivermectin Pour-On Dewormer for Cattle
Welcome to Part 2 of our blog series on Testing and Measuring the Quality of your Cattle's Winter Hay. Please be sure to read Part 1 - Why should we care about hay quality? Today's post will focus on the methodology of collecting a forage sample, the tools/supplies needed, and where you can send your forage sample for analysis. We live in Northern Maine and send our … [Read more...] about Testing and Measuring the Quality of your Cattle’s Winter Hay – PART 2: Testing Hay Quality
This will be a 3-part blog series on: Testing and Measuring the Quality of your Cattle's Winter Hay. Today's post is Part 1 - Why should we care about hay quality? (Part 2 of our series is ready to read as well! Please check it out!) Forage costs are arguably the highest expense for any cattle operation, especially for those farmers whom feed-out hundreds of hay bales … [Read more...] about Testing and Measuring the Quality of your Cattle’s Winter Hay – PART 1: Why should we care about hay quality?
Humane, quick, bloodless, drug-free and EFFECTIVE. These are all adjectives that should come to mind when discussing castration for your beef bulls. As beef cattle producers, castrating your bulls is just another part of the cattle raising process. Unless you are selling your bull calves intact or retaining them, you will need to castrate. Having the right tools for … [Read more...] about Beef Bull Castration: How to Use Castration Banders, including the Callicrate SMART Bander
Are you struggling with infertility in your cow herd? Is your herd susceptible to multiple pinkeye infections, despite a seemingly solid vaccination program? Are you experiencing late-term abortions and/or stillbirths? Are you noticing a decrease in coat quality in your herd? Are you seeing a rapid decline in body condition in your cows, despite a solid feeding regime? Let … [Read more...] about Trace Mineral Supplements for Cattle