Tips to Get Your Cows Bred Back

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Today’s cow-calf producers place extremely high production demands on their cows for them to remain in the herd. Producers expect their cows to calve without difficulty, provide enough colostrum and milk for a rapidly growing calf, come in heat quickly after calving and conceive early in the breeding season. Consequently, these expectations take their toll […]

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Feed the Future Program Spotlight: The Harkers

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It doesn’t seem like that many years ago I saw Danny and Jill Harker with their two sons, Luke and Danny, at their first Junior National Hereford Expo. But, as the saying goes “time flies when you are having fun.” Danny and Jill have been long time supporters of junior programs, but have quickly found […]

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Understanding the Veterinary-Client-Patient Relationship

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Article courtesy of Russ Daly, DVM, DACVPM, igrow.org By now, livestock producers are becoming aware of soon-to-be-implemented changes in how feed grade antibiotics are used, in the form of expanded use of the Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Producers using feed grade medications such as chlortetracycline and tylosin will need to obtain a prescription-like VFD form from a veterinarian before they’re […]

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VitaFerm Raised: Superior Livestock’s Value-Added Nutrition Program

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With the input costs rising and dipping cattle prices, it is important that your cow herd’s nutrition is maximized. Without a solid nutrition program you could be sacrificing health, pounds and conception rates. As BioZyme Director of National Sales Alan Lee puts it, “It is very, very important that your cattle are nutritionally sound for […]

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VFD: What you need to know from a veterinarians perspective

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by Dr. Donald Sunday, DMV One of the most important pieces of legislation that will affect cattle producers, veterinarians, and the animal health industry is set to go into effect January 1, 2017. GFI 213 places the use of medically important antibiotics in feed or water under the supervision of licensed veterinarians. The Veterinary Feed […]

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Beef Cattle Institute launches pregnancy analytics mobile app

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MANHATTAN — The Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University is making it easier for producers and veterinarians to manage pregnancy diagnosis information with a new mobile app called Pregnancy Analytics. Designed to serve as an instant data collection and analysis tool, the app will facilitate the transformation of data into actionable information for individual herds. Not […]

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Collect Hay Samples in 6 Easy Steps

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It is important to take samples of your hay to ensure you know its true nutrient value. It is extremely difficult to know the quality of your hay by just looking at it. By having your hay analyzed you will have a better understanding of its quality, and this will allow you to work with […]

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Rusche Hired as South Dakota Area Sales Manager

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We are excited to announce the hire of Guy Rusche of Garretson, SD as a BioZyme Area Sales Manager. In this position, Rusche is responsible for promoting sales of BioZyme products and supporting BioZyme’s dealer network in South Dakota. BioZyme’s supplement brands include VitaFerm®, Sure Champ®, Gain Smart™, VitaCharge® and Vitalize®. Prior to BioZyme, Rusche worked […]

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Concept-Aid Power Products on American Rancher

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Recently, we featured the Concept-Aid Power Products on RFD-TV’s The American Rancher. The Concept-Aid Power Products offer producers three protein options that combine 20% all-natural protein with the Concept-Aid mineral pack. To learn more about these products take a look at the video below. To find Concept-Aid Power Products in your area use our Dealer Locator […]

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Four Easy Steps to Effective Selection at a Live Sale

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#1 Do Your Homework Prior to the Sale Most breeders go to the extent of organizing a catalog for review prior to the sale. These catalogs contain pertinent information about breed, date of birth, pedigrees and EPDs. If this is your first time to purchase from a particular breeder, make a phone call well before […]

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