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Sandhills Calving Method

Cows are turned into the first calving pasture as soon as the first calves are born, and calving continues for two weeks. After two weeks, the cows that haven’t calved are moved to Pasture 2, with cow-calf pairs remaining behind in Pasture 1.

Fall Dangers

It’s officially football season, and everyone loves hosting the game. Unfortunately, we see a lot of upset stomachs during the fall because of table scraps and dangerous foods that guests give pets.

Preconditioning Fall Calves

As we “fall” into this next season football games and pumpkin spice lattes fill the air. Although these two things are very important (I totally have to have a shot of pumpkin spice in my hot chocolate, and my husband has football on all weekend) it is also time to start thinking about your calves on pasture.

ANAPLASMOSIS

Anaplasmosis is a Rickettsial orgamism “Anaplasma marginale” that affects the red blood cells. Affected red blood cells are attacked and removed from circulation causing fever and severe anemia, which can lead to death.

EMAIL, TEXTS, AND POSTCARDS

Please let us know your email address if you would like to get reminders through your email. Also, through your email you can enter the Petly Page which is like a Facebook page for your pet(s).

HOW DOES YOUR HERD MEASURE UP?

Most of you will have weaned your spring calves by the time you read this article. So, how did they do? The common answer is, “Well, they weaned at so many pounds.” This is like asking a college football addict to describe his team’s last game with one statistic — there are many other factors to tally other than calf weaning weight.

K-LASER TREATMENT NOW AVAILABLE

Laser therapy, or “photobiomodulation”, is the use of specific wavelengths of light to create therapeutic effects. These effects include improved healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation and decreased swelling. T

Grass Tetany

Ergot is a fungus that lives as a parasite in the blossoms of grass. When the grass heads are nearly mature, it appears as jumbo grains protruding from the heads.

Ergot Poisoning

Ergot is a fungus that lives as a parasite in the blossoms of grass. When the grass heads are nearly mature, it appears as jumbo grains protruding from the heads.

Important: Anaplasmosis in Cattle

Anaplasmosis is a Rickettsial orgamism “Anaplasma marginale” that affects the red blood cells. Affected red blood cells are attacked and removed from circulation causing fever and severe anemia, which can lead to death.

Hunting Dog Care and Electronic Collar Basics

Fall has officially landed with cool crisp mornings, shorter and shorter days, the craving for an apple, and the sound of gunshots in the distance. With fall comes hunting season and although some have already started, pheasant season is still to come. Is your 4-legged hunting buddy ready?

Pet Obesity

Pet obesity is a growing problem. In the United States over half of all household dogs and cats are overweight or obese. That is a whopping 43.8 million dogs and 55 million cats!

Weight Loss

Pet obesity is a growing problem. In the United States over half of all household dogs and cats are overweight or obese.