Caseous Lymphadenitis

October 3, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Caseous Lymphadenitis (CL) is a common disease found in sheep and goats. It is recognized when abscesses form in the external lymph nodes. This condition is found in sheep and goats worldwide. […]

The Barn

September 23, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain In 1935 and 1936, when we used to work a lot of mules, my granddad and dad decided to build some mule barns. So, in 1935, we built the first barn where […]

Alternative Livestock: Alpacas

September 16, 2016 0
By Laci Jones What began as a love for a Great Pyrenees dog named Charlie turned into Kathy Fleming and her husband opening Mustang Creek Alpacas. Ten years ago, the couple embarked on vacation in […]

Noble Foundation Releases Ag Calculators, Utilities App

September 13, 2016 0
ARDMORE, Okla. — With continuous technology advancements, production agriculture is more efficient and mobile than ever before. As part of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation’s focus on advancing agriculture, the organization has released a new […]

Fair Time

August 31, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth September and October are fair months in Oklahoma. Most local county fairs take place in early September and are followed by the Oklahoma and the Tulsa state fairs which begin in mid-September […]

The Changing Harvest

August 19, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain I cannot believe how harvest has changed in my lifetime. I can remember when we started harvesting, we used an eight to ten-foot binder pulled by four head of mules. The binder […]

Nitrate Toxicity

August 17, 2016 0
By Marty New The goal of any producer is to have high quality livestock, but this cannot be done without high quality forage crops. To prevent death among the herd, cattle producers should monitor their […]

Prussic Acid Toxicity

July 27, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth As the temperature rises and the ground gets drier, plants in the sorghum family may become toxic. A common scenario for a veterinarian is to receive a call from a frantic rancher […]

Alternative Livestock: The Emu

July 13, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Cattle. Pigs. Chickens. Emus? If you are looking for alternative livestock, emus may be exactly what you are looking for. Not to be confused with the ostrich from Africa, the emu is […]

Avoiding Heat Stress in Cattle

July 8, 2016 0
By Marty New As the temperatures continue to climb as we move into the hottest part of the summer, cattle producers need to be thinking about heat stress and how to minimize the effects due […]
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