how to treat heat stress in cattle

How to Treat Heat Stress in Cattle 

Nobody likes to feel stressed, cattle included. And those cattle definitely don’t want to experience heat stress. But with the summer quickly approaching, it’s inevitable that heat stress is going to strike, ready or not.   Preventing heat stress is actually preferred over treatment. But there is always going to be some need to treat heat […]

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VitaFerm® Offers the Best Fly Control for Cattle 

Best Fly Control for Cattle Ready or not, it’s fly season. With Midwest winter days in the 70-degree temperatures and an influx of precipitation across parts of the country, it is ideal breeding conditions for pesky flies.  As cattle producers, you already know how troublesome flies can be. After all, flies cause more than $1 […]

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The Importance of Using Fly Control Mineral for Cattle 

Fly Control Mineral for Cattle Good things don’t always come in small packages. Take the fly for instance. Tiny little flies cost the beef industry more than a billion dollars each year. If you break that down, flies can cost you, the producer, $30-$50 per pair if you are not engaging in effective fly control […]

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Garlic for Cattle: an Ideal Fly Control Method 

Garlic for Cattle Out of sight; out of mind. But what if that nuisance we can’t see is going to cause more than $1 billion in damage to the U.S. beef industry? It’s time to make flies top-of-mind. Yes, that tiny black fly causes a huge economic impact to the beef industry each year.   It’s […]

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A Producer’s Guide to Grass Tetany

Spring might seem like an eternity away. Across the U.S., temperatures have dipped well below zero, and there’s a blanket of snow over most of the country.   However, spring is on the way. With its arrival, cattle producers will be thinking about turning their cattle out on nice green pastures. Spring grazing is always an […]

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Amaferm® – A wise investment, not an extra cost

Chris Cassady, Ph.D., BioZyme® Inc., Beef Technical Sales Manager Profitability in beef production is dependent upon output revenue exceeding input costs. Elevated calf prices have pushed gross returns yet profit margins have shrunk due to the rising cost of production. A general rule of thumb is that at least 60% of your operational expenses are […]

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How Vita Charge® Stress Tubs Were Improved

How do you make a great product better? Add one ingredient that is research-proven to work synergistically with other key ingredients to maximize the overall benefits of the product. That’s what the research and production teams at BioZyme® Inc. did with the Vita Charge® Stress Tubs by including a probiotic to the new and improved formula, that launched in October. Vita Charge Stress Tubs provide an extremely […]

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