Search results for: “Beef Cattle”

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    The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, has compiled eight syndrome specific diagnostic plans to assist clients in efficient diagnostic testing strategies based on clinical signs or gross necropsy...
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    The Dairy Evaluation Handbook is designed for teaching both beginners and experienced individuals to properly evaluate dairy cattle based on live animal comparisons as well as pedigree information. (45 pp.)
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    There are several value-based fed cattle pricing systems, including formula pricing, price grids, and alliances. This publication describes the different cattle pricing methods and helps you decide which is best...
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    This publication explains the effects of cattle tick fever on livestock and property owners. Topics include prevention, disease spread, quarantines, and treatment. (2 pages)...
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    Using low-stress methods of handling dairy cattle is efficient in terms of time and labor. This publication explains how cattle's natural instincts affect their responses, and ways handlers can use...
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    Large populations of stable flies can substantially reduce the income of beef and dairy producers. This publication explains how to suppress stable flies effectively and economically. (2 Pages)...
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    Livestock Risk Protection policies offer price risk insurance to cattle producers. Hedging with an LRP policy is one way to secure an acceptable price now for a commodity that will...
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    Horn flies are the most damaging insect to cattle in Texas. This publication explains biological, cultural, and chemical methods of controlling horn flies. Various insecticides used to suppress horn flies...
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    ...Dust emission factors Dust emission characteristics Abatement tactics for controlling dust from cattle feeding operations The target audience is: Educators Extension agents CAFO operators Industry advisory groups Regulators (15 pages)...
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    Texas cattle producers have reported an increasing number of cases of bovine anaplasmosis, a disease that causes anemia, abortion, decreased production, and death. This publication explains what causes the disease,...