Understanding Heat Stress in Cattle

Understanding Heat Stress in Cattle

Heat Stress and its effects on cattle production performance News of mass cattle casualties’ due to intense temperatures in the central plains this past week has raised a lot of concern and awareness throughout the beef industry. Abnormally high temperatures and heat...
Managing Laminitis in Horses this Spring

Managing Laminitis in Horses this Spring

Springtime is an exciting time for equine enthusiasts. Warmer weather allows owners to pull off those winter blankets, enjoy trail rides and start utilizing the newly growing summer forages. The increase in forage availability can lead to issues with laminitis....
Management of Bulls after the Breeding Season

Management of Bulls after the Breeding Season

Bull selection, development, and management are all essential to drive the genetic progress of a cattle herd and to improve the annual calf crop. Much time and effort are expended to ensure that the correct mating selections allow for the optimal outcome during...
Cattle Health and Efficiency Starts with a Healthy Rumen

Cattle Health and Efficiency Starts with a Healthy Rumen

Recently, Escambia County was fortunate enough to host our local livestock show. During the weeks leading up to the show, there was a lot of discussion among parents and show personnel about issues youth had experienced with their animals, including bloat, weight...