Horn Flies

May 26, 2021 0

The scientific name for horn flies is Haematobia irritans.  As the name implies, the flies are very irritating to cattle.  Physiological changes occur in cattle with horn fly infestations such as increase in heart rates, […]

Preparing for Spring Calving

February 24, 2021 0

On many beef cattle operations, the month of February is the beginning of the calving season. In the United States, nearly 60% of beef calves are born in the months of February, March, and April […]

Lessons from the UK on Sheep Lameness

January 19, 2021 0

Sheep lameness is a problem across the world, and in the United Kingdom (UK) it is a major concern. Lameness has a detrimental impact on a sheep’s overall welfare. The disease can result in loss […]


December 7, 2020 0

Beef as part of a healthy diet seems to be quite a controversial topic in certain crowds these days, as does the cattle industry in general. If you are a subscriber of magazines such as […]

Bull Breeding Soundness Exam

November 16, 2020 0

As November approaches, the fall calving season should be coming to an end which means that it is time to get the bulls ready to turn out for breeding. All bulls should have a breeding […]

Prepare for Drought with Regenerative Ag Mindset

October 19, 2020 0

Drought is a natural and regular event in grazing lands. A drought is a period of time when an area or region experiences below-normal precipitation. The lack of adequate precipitation can cause reduced soil moisture […]

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