Weaning cattle
As of Jan 1 2017 new veterinary feed directive VFD rules will be in full effect Medically important antibiotics will no longer be labelled for growth promotion Many current overthecounter antibiotics will be changed to VFD status Use of these antimicrobials by producers must be authorized by their veterinarian in the form of a VFD reports Southern Livestock StandardA VFD is a written statement authorizing the use of a medically important antibiotic in or on the feed this includes milk and
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Early weaning
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Stockers at Timberlawn Farm
Among the many responsibilities that befall a rancher you may not think being a forensic specialist would be one of them And it isnrsquot at least as you watch the many and various television shows with that themeBut in the bootsontheground reality of ranching thatrsquos often what you are Especially when trying to solve the reasons behind newborn calf mortality reports Beef ProducerAccording to a 2008 study by National Animal Health Monitoring System the highest calf loss is within