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 […]

Anaplasmosis

June 29, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Recently, Kansas State University held a symposium on anaplasmosis to talk about the disease. The summer of 2015 was a bad year for anaplasmosis in Kansas. According to Ram Raghavan, Ph.D. professor […]

Feeding America

June 21, 2016 0
By Ralph Chain At Chain Ranch, we have really been busy in April and May. I do not think people realize where all their food comes from. I think it should be required that all […]

A Different View

June 10, 2016 0
By Laci Jones It may not be a new method of spray application, but aerial spraying can save some time. Zac Smith, owner of Oscar Aerial Spraying in Grady, Okla., began his business six years […]

Handle Drugs and Vaccines with Care

June 6, 2016 0
By Barry Whitworth Most producers are very familiar with giving either antibiotic to treat a disease or vaccine injections to their animals to prevent a disease. What producers may not be aware of is how […]

Horn Fly Control for Cattle Operations

May 11, 2016 0
By Marty New Horn flies are common fly species associated with livestock. They are the most abundant biting flies present during the spring and summer months on cattle in Oklahoma. Horn flies are a small […]

When Pigs Sweat

May 6, 2016 0
Four tips to managing sows in the heat By Laci Jones The rays of the Oklahoma sun beat down, ice cream melts faster and the air conditioner is cranked up. Summer is coming! Are you […]
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