Pinkeye Season – May 2018

May 2018 Newsletter PDF Pinkeye Season Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis, commonly known as Pinkeye, is a multifactorial disease caused by a combination of infectious agents and environmental stimulants. In cattle, the…

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SubZero Calf Care – Jan ’18

January 2018 Newsletter PDF Checklist for Subzero Calf Care Since temperatures will be below zero, single digits at best, for the foreseeable future, here’s a checklist to help you make…

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Colostrum Management – Dec ’17

December 2017 Newsletter PDF Colostrum Management It is well known that colostrum — the first secretion from a cow’s udder after she gives birth — is necessary for a newborn…

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Calf Oral Electrolytes – Nov ’17

Nov ’17 Newsletter PDF Calf Oral Electrolytes When a calf breaks with scours, it is critical to keep her hydrated with additional fluids until her scours resolve. In the worst…

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Cold Weather Calf Feeding – Oct ’17

October 2017 Newsletter PDF Feeding Calves Through the Winter (updated from November 2015) As we head into the cold half of the year, it becomes especially important to remember that…

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Heat Stress – Aug ’17

August 2017 Newsletter PDF Heat Stressing by Carrie Bargren, DVM A good description of a cow is a furnace on four legs. While it works to her favor during the…

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