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Treating Parasites in Small Ruminants

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  4 Comments

It turns out, treating every animal in the herd 2 or more times a year, as many of us were taught, creates more problems than it solves. Here’s what we should do instead.

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What Do Cows Eat, and Why?

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  Behavior, Livestock  /  1 Comment

On its face, this seems like a silly question. Don’t we all know what cows eat?! So when Fred Provenza, as a new professor at Utah State University, chose this question for his research focus, there were some raised eyebrows. Three decades of research later, it turns out that Dr. Provenza’s research was ground-breaking, giving […]

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Spring Pasture Bloat Prevention and Cures

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Livestock  /  3 Comments

This article comes to us from Ron Lemenager1, Allen Bridges1, Matt Claeys1, and Keith Johnson2 Purdue University Departments of Animal Sciences1 and Agronomy2. Last week they shared information on Grass Tetany to help you keep your animals safe during the spring flush. This week they’ll cover another danger of spring: Bloat. Bloat is a digestive disorder […]

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Grass Tetany Prevention and Cures

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Livestock  /  Comments Off on Grass Tetany Prevention and Cures

Lush green grass can spell trouble for your livestock. Here’s what to beware of and how to keep them safe.

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The Silver Bullet of Parasite Control in Small Ruminants

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Goats, Livestock, Sheep  /  1 Comment

Tired of battling parasites in your herd or flock? Here’s what three experts found to be the best solution.

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