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 […]

Foot Rot in Cattle

April 29, 2016 0

Foot Rot in Cattle Barry Whitworth, DVM With all the rain that continues to fall in most of the state and the weather service predicting above normal chance for precipitation over the next few months, […]

Breeding Soundness Exam

April 18, 2016 0

By Barry Whitworth A breeding soundness exam (BSE) is a procedure performed by a veterinarian that ensures that a bull has met a minimal set of standards that reflect his reproductive potential. The exam is […]

What’s Grass Tetany?

April 4, 2016 0

By Marty New Grass tetany, also known as grass staggers, wheat pasture poisoning, and hypomagnesia, is a magnesium deficiency of ruminants usually associated with grazing cool-season grasses during spring. It is most prevalent among older […]

What To Do With All That Space?

March 25, 2016 0

By Laci Jones It is now possible that landowners can make money out of thin air…or pore space. Natural resources trial lawyer, Trae Gray, said surface owners can benefit from pore space, the empty space […]

Veterinary Feed Directive

March 14, 2016 0

By Barry Whitworth Under the Animal Drug Availability Act (ADAA) of 1996, the U.S. Congress created a new category for drugs called veterinary feed directive (VFD) drugs. Prior to this new rule, all drugs were […]

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