August 2017 Profile: Fred Rule

July 31, 2017 0
Unwritten Rules of a Veterinarian By Laci Jones The phone rings. When Fred Rule, DVM, of Elk City, Okla., answered, the veterinarian of more than 50 years sprung into work-mode. The rancher on the opposite […]

Lizard License Plate Helps Horned Toads

July 26, 2017 0
July 25, 2017-Oklahoma’s scorching summer temperatures may cause many wildlife to retreat, but species like the Texas horned lizard enjoy soaking in the sun’s rays. “Summer is the best season to watch for reptiles like […]

Foot Infections in Sheep and Goats

July 21, 2017 0
By Barry Whitworth, DVM With all the rain that has been occurring, sheep and goat producers should be observing their flocks for signs of lameness. Lame sheep or goats could indicate a problem with footrot […]

Stocker cattle, wheat conference set for Aug.

July 19, 2017 0
By Kay Ledbetter LAWTON, Okla. – With low wheat prices, stocker cattle options for farmers and ranchers take on more importance in the Rolling Plains of Texas and southwestern Oklahoma, said Dr. Emi Kimura, a […]

Non-Infectious Diarrhea in the Adult Horse

July 19, 2017 0
By Lauren Lamb, DVM Diarrhea in the adult horse can be caused by infectious and non-infectious diseases. Last month we talked about infectious causes of diarrhea; this month we will focus on the common cause […]

Oklahoma State Parks: Lake Texoma State Park

July 17, 2017 0
By Laci Jones Warm breeze, cool water, flip flops and sunscreen. Summertime has officially arrived in Oklahoma. As Oklahoma’s second largest lake with more than 89,000 acres of water, Lake Texoma is popular destination to […]

Singing to the Cattle

July 12, 2017 0
By Ralph Chain In the 1890s, with the exception of about a dozen, cowboy songs were not generally known. Jack Thorpe, who researched cowboy songs in the 1880s, was only able to find a few […]

Life of a Ranch Wife

July 12, 2017 0
By Lanna Mills As cattle raisers, our goal is to produce healthy calves. The objective is to have cows that carry the calf to term, have no trouble calving, have a healthy live calf, give […]

Clanton’s Café

July 12, 2017 0
By Laci Jones The state of Oklahoma is one of only two states to have a state meal. The Oklahoma state meal consists of fried okra, cornbread, barbecue pork, squash, biscuits, sausage and gravy, grits, […]
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