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A brief overview of some common diseases afflicting cattle and the signs and symptoms. Many vaccines will handle multiple virus protection. Check with your local veterinarian or co-op to determine what may be needed in your are

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Ear tags impregnated with traces of insecticide can provide excellent control of cattle pests like horn flies and may also limit face fly populations. University research indicated that effectively controlling these pests can increase stocker cattle gains by 15-25 pounds...

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Researchers have been experimenting with vaccines that prevent worm infection in goats for several years.   Dr. Jim Miller, parasitologist at Louisiana State University, has been kind enough to  provide
information and understanding of this concept.   Dr. Miller worked with Dr. David Smith from 2000-2005 testing these "hidden gut" antigens made into vaccine form on goats and sheep at Louisiana State University. 

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The 12 Days of Christmas begins each day at 10 AM CST...

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Calving difficulty (dystocia) is a concern of every cattleman because it is a major cause of calf deaths and is second only to rebreeding failures in reducing calf crop percentages. Cows that have difficulty during calving have significantly lower fertility at rebreeding.

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There are so many different needle sizes available that it is sometimes confusing as to which one to use. This is a simple guideline chart to help ease the confusion. This is in no way meant to be used in place of a trained veterinary professional.  




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