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The completely revised third edition of this guide contains more than 300 pages of information for forage and livestock producers and the agricultural industries that serve them. We've updated selection information, n  More...

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This is a box of 25 copies of our popular in-field reference. The completely revised third edition of this guide contains more than 300 pages of information for forage and livestock producers and the agricultural industr  More...

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This video addresses the issue of using stressed corn in a drought as feed for cattle. The problems/challenges such as the high nitrate levels are addressed. Silage vs Greenchop is addressed. introducing high nitrate  More...
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Alternative forage and nitrates are discussed - precautions and making silage. Opportunities and precautions when looking to alternate ways to feed cattle. Safety in feeding cattle high nitrate feed is discussed.

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This video describes the proper techniques for using CIDR in reproductive management of beef cows. Producers will learn the specifics to help with reproductive management.

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Purdue experts discuss what small farms need to consider about meat processing.

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Pricing silage crops can be much more challenging than pricing grains. This publication outlines methods for determining prices for various types of silage and includes a Web link to Purdue's Corn Silage Crop Calculator  More...
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Publication providing beef cattle producers information on preconditioning, a management practice for preparing calves for a successful feedlot experience. Covers team building, weight gain, herd health and nutrition and  More...
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The use of antimicrobials (substances that kill or inhibit microorganisms) in food animal production is one of the more controversial agricultural practices in the United States. The author of this 4-page PDF publication  More...
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This three-page, Web-only publication tells producers how they can use estrous synchronization and artificial insemination (AI), producers to improve reproductive efficiency and productivity—and profits&mdash  More...

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Describes various cattle pests and how to control them. Includes tables of insecticides with information on usage and restrictions.  More...
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The face fly, a pest of livestock, swarms the faces of sheep, cattle, and horses. This publication deals with control and identification of the pest.  More...
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Mycotoxins in corn and other grains can reduce performance in both ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats) and non-ruminants (swine, poultry) and can have detrimental effects on both finishing animals and reproducing males and  More...
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Of the many estrous synchronization and artificial insemination (AI) programs available for use in beef heifers, two programs deliver more acceptable AI pregnancy rates. This publication shows a comparison between two of  More...
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In this two-page PDF, the authors describe and compare two timed, artificial insemination programs for use in beef heifers. They recommend different programs for different situations.  More...
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There is growing concern over a possible link between MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and livestock production. This publication answers several of the most common questions surrounding this issue.  More...
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This publication covers parturition—the process of giving birth—in livestock. It covers the anatomy of the reproductive tract, fertilization and pregnancy, as well as specifi information related to each speci  More...
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Feeding Colostrum to Beef Calves describes why it is important to get a calf off to a good start by ensuring adequate colostrum intake. In addition to providing antibodies, it provides essential nutrients. Besides being  More...
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Cattlemen have a responsibility to assure that only beef of the highest quality reach the consumer. This publication provides recommendations to assure beef quality.  More...
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This publication discusses the complex hoof structure and the role that it plays in the overall health of an animal. A lame animal is not only in pain, but it is an extra expense that most producers cannot afford. This p  More...
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Estrus or "heat" is a period during the reproductive cycle when female animals become sexually receptive, signaling they are ready for mating. This publication provides information about the estrous cycles for various an  More...
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Animal identification is the basis for keeping accurate production records of the herd/flock. This publication provides information about numbering systems and identification methods such as ear tagging, freeze branding,  More...
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This Alberta Agriculture publication explains the cattle handling equation. The book starts with cattle behavior and handling techniques and then looks at corral design, geometry, and components. It includes more than  More...

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This publication, published by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, addresses working cattle efficiently and safely with much less labor. Recommendations and design specifications feature plans for three differe  More...

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This bulletin provides information about the causes, symptoms and transmission of pinkeye in cattle. It also provides information on prevention and treatments for pinkeye.  More...
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This publication discusses prevention and treatment of cattle warts.  More...
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This publication discusses times to worm, types of wormers commonly used, withdrawal time before slaughter, and methods of administration to various classes of cattle.  More...
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A glossary of common terms encountered when discussing genetic and reproductive areas of beef production.  More...
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