Search results for: “Beef Cattle”

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    ...for 13 KPIs based on analysis of herd data from sources including:Hundreds of herds in the Beef Cow-calf SPAThe authors researchThe experience working with individual ranch owners and managers(3 pages)...
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    The time of year that cows calve directly affects many herd management practices. Therefore, producers should consider carefully the time of year to breed cattle. This publication looks at research...
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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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    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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    ...increasingly prominent environmental issue. This educational bulletin explains:Dust emission sourcesDust emission factorsDust emission characteristicsAbatement tactics for controlling dust from cattle feeding operationsThe target audience is:EducatorsExtension agentsCAFO operatorsIndustry advisory groupsRegulators(15 pages)...
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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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    The process of palpating to determine pregnancy in cattle and the equipment used during palpation are described and illustrated in this bulletin. The female reproductive system is discussed, along with...
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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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    Cattle producers can synchronize estrus (heat) to breed fertile females rapidly. The manipulation of the reproductive process reduces the need to detect estrus, creates a more uniform calf crop, and...
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    This publication discusses common internal and external parasites in cattle: hairworms, lung worms, liver flukes, coccidia, horn flies, lice and grubs. Preventive and treatment methods are also covered. (4 pages)...