Cattle

Scours in Calves: Here's What You Need to Know

by Caitlyn Andrews September 08, 2016

Calf scours is a common problem for producers, and can be fatal if not caught and treated in time. Calf scours can be a leading cause of financial loss to cow and calf producers. It is not a single disease, but a clinical sign associated with several diseases. Scours can be characterized by diarrhea that often leads to dehydration and even death.

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Free Event- Visit Your Local Dairy Farm

by Caitlyn Andrews June 20, 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? Something fun for the family? And completely free? We've got you covered. The Northern Indiana Dairy Trail open houses will take place on June 18 and June 25. These open houses are absolutely FREE to the public! Visit one farm or all eleven. Bring the whole family and have fun!

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List of Cover Crop Plants You Should Know That Are Toxic to Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews April 29, 2016

Are you aware of the dangers potentially growing in your cattle's grazing pasture? If you're considering planting a cover crop for forage, or unaware of which plants can be toxic to cattle, then this article is for you.

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The Fundamentals of Killing Spring Time Horn Flies on Cattle

by Caitlyn Andrews April 15, 2016

They're back. Those nasty horn flies that make an appearance every year and bite away at your cows' hides. Horn flies show up in the spring, but they remain a problem well into the fall. Now is the time to start fighting back.

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Considering a Career in Agriculture?

by Caitlyn Andrews March 15, 2016

If you didn't already know, today (March 15, 2016) is National Ag Day 2016! People around the country are celebrating the people who work hard year round to feed the world. Are you considering a career in agriculture? Great! According to research...

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Dairy Cows and Udder Balm

by Caitlyn Andrews January 12, 2016

Winter brings dry, chapped skin for most everyone. This includes dairy cows. This time of year can mean painful, chapped or raw udders for your dairy cows. Here are a few tips to keep your cows from suffering udder ailments this season.

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