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Principles of grazing management for cattle (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

In the current economy, one thing that has become abundantly clear is that things are going to change. One of the changes occurring rapidly is the increased interest in allowing the animal (cattle) to harvest the forage growing in the pasture.

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Economic considerations for disease testing strategies (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Many veterinarians express frustration when trying to provide their clients with the best advice on which diagnostic tests to recommend for purchased cattle or the resident herd. The goal is to screen apparently healthy cattle to identify carriers of infectious disease that could cause reproductive losses and other health problems in the herd.

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Sick cattle management (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

This morning we're going to talk about our least favorite topic – sick cattle. Sick cattle are not fun to deal with, but we’re always going to have some of them. I want you to understand that our philosophy should be to invest time at strategic points of the production cycle to reduce time spent at hospitals.

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Controlling internal parasites in cattle (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Although we have known the importance of internal parasites in cattle for many years, we still face an endless battle to control these organisms. Parasites are the ultimate "survivor". Parasites realize that their survival is dependent on not killing their host. As a result, they have adapted as their hosts (cattle) are exposed to different management practices (including parasiticide products and pasture management practices).

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Targeting antimicrobials in food animals (part 1) (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

This checklist serves as a starting point for evaluating your applications of antimicrobials in food animals.

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Heifer development—reproduction and nutrition (Proceedings)

August 1, 2010

Replacement heifer development is a critically important area for veterinarians to offer production medicine advice to their beef-producing clients. In order for replacement heifers to calve at approximately 24 months of age and to reach puberty the equivalent of three heat cycles before the start of the mature cow breeding season, heifers must become puberal by 11 to 13 months of age.

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Rational therapeutics (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Administering pharmaceutical agents is one of the most frequent and most important activities of the bovine veterinarian.

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Fluid therapy for cattle (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

The principles of therapy are relatively simple; the physical, logistical, and economic constraints can be (and are) overcome by creative, resourceful practitioners.

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Basic bovine epidemiology (Proceedings)

November 1, 2009

Epidemiology is the study of health related states within a specified population.

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