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Nutrient Values For 300 Cattle Feeds

Posted by Teresa Steckler -

While it may be a little early to worry about next falls feedstuffs, one might want to consider downloading the 2013 Beef Cattle Feed Composition tables. Download the 2013 Beef Cattle Feed Composition tables here. These tables will be...

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New vaccine to enhance Foot and Mouth Disease Control

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U.K. scientists have developed a safer way to produce a vaccine for foot and mouth disease (FMD) that will help improve global efforts to control the disease, according to the U.K.'s Biotechnology & Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). The new vaccine is safer to produce...

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Cattle health may be influenced by temperament

Posted by Teresa Steckler -

I think all of us have been on a farm where the cattle were very temperamental; go to the farm to evaluate the cows, but cannot get within 100 yards.  Cattle's temperament influences how they should be handled, how they perform, and even how they react to viruses that cause diseases. Temperament in cattle can be defined as reactivity or fear response to humans or handling. Terms used to...

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