Producers that fail to remove the net wrap from their round bales could be causing serious problems for themselves and their herd in the future.
Net wrap refers to the wrapping or string that binds hay together. Round bales are commonly fed to cattle and the net wrap that keeps them together comes in different materials.
It doesn't matter what type of wrap is used or whether the hay bales are fed whole or after grinding, many producers leave the wrap on.
The primary concern of every producer is the health of their animals. Cattle producers know that the animal's appetite is an indicator of good health.
Sometimes, maintaining a good appetite in your cattle is easier said than done.
Here are some tips to help you maintain a healthy appetite in your cattle.
At Veterinary and Poultry Supply, Inc. (VPSI) we understand the value of the 4-H program and have been fortunate to be able to contribute to our local fair. This year, we sponsored several club events and shows, including the Elkhart County 4-H Poultry Club.
Poultry producers may have noticed all of the avian influenza cases that have been popping up lately. Several states have reported cases of low or high pathogenic avian influenza already for 2017. Here is an update of which states have been affected and the websites you can check to view state updates: