The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) would like to remind all owners of premises where exotic chronic wasting disease (CWD) susceptible species are located that annual mortality records and inventory forms are due on or before 12:00 a.m., April 1, 2019. Exotic CWD-susceptible species include North American elk or wapiti, … Read More

Monitoring needs to consider the cattle, the forage, the soil, and everything else that lives in our pastures.

Source: NDSU Extension

4 Components: Quarantining, testing, vaccination, sanitation

Quarantining incoming cattle is one management practice that may decrease the likelihood of certain diseases being introduced to the … Read More

Source: Progressive Cattleman | Feb. 22, 2019

Animal safety has always been a critical aspect of any cattle operation. Without a healthy herd, there would be no meat on the table or money in … Read More

While it is difficult to envision a healthier environment for nursing calves than a green summer pasture, bovine respiratory disease (BRD) remains a common problem in pre-weaned calves. The risk factors for BRD in feedyards and stocker operations are well-known and extensively studied, but we know less about the … Read More

In the March 11 edition of Cow-Calf Corner, a newsletter from the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency, Derrell Peel looks at 2018 beef and cattle trade numbers; plus, Glenn Selk discusses multiple births and why to track them.

Source Texas Farm Bureau | March 4, 2019

Safety is a priority on Texas farms and ranches, and additional emphasis is being placed on farm safety this week through … Read More

Source: Burke Teichert Beef Magazine| Feb 28, 2019

There are many herds that get good conception rates by relying on much winter hay feeding and good doses of supplemental protein and minerals and sometimes even grain and TMRs. Those are not great maternal herds because … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Feb. 27, 2019

Engineers from Texas A&M AgriLife Research believe that producers will be able to detect sick animals earlier and target their … Read More

Source: Kassidy Buse, Hay & Forage Grower | Feb. 12, 2019

For many spring-calving herds, cows are well into the last three months of gestation. Ken Olson, associate professor and … Read More