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Research Articles On LIVESTOCK Production

Review 151 Research Articles
Written By 29  Researchers From 7 States
On Production

Artificial Insemination Economics
DR. WILLIAM W ELLIS Department of Agriculture, Southeast Missouri State University
Improving Reproductive Effeciency Via Pregnancy Determination
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Precautions For Grazing Frost Damage Forages
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Feeding Cows During Cold Weather
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Predicting The Time Of Calving
SHAWN DEERING Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
Foot Rot Can Affect Gain
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Research Show Advantages To Fenceline Weaning
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Fly Control In Cattle
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Spring Is Good Time To Vaccinate Heifers Against Brucellosis
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Managing Compost Bedded Dairy Barns
DAVE FISCHER Extension Educator, Animal Systems/Dairy, University of Illinois
Wet Weather Affecting Fall-Born Calves
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Fall Breeding Season Reminder
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Specialist Says There Is No Definitive Cause Of Contracted Tendons
ELDON COLE Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
Pinkeye Costs Arkansas Cattle Producers And Industry Annually
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Dealing With Summer External Parasites On Cattle
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Preconditioning Considerations For Spring-Born Calves
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Producers Urged To Check Bull Fertility Levels Before Breeding Season
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
What Makes A Good Pasture Lease Agreement
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Cold Temperatures Signal Start Of Fescue Foot Season
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
How Thin Is Too Thin
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Keys To Success In Stocker Production
DR. PAUL BECK Professor, University of Arkansas
Minerals For Beef Cattle – Revisited
DR. CLYDE D LANE JR. Professor/Beef Cattle Extension Specialist, University of Tennessee
Producers Can Manage Genetic Defects In Cattle
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Managing Genetic Defects
DR. F. DAVID KIRKPATRICK Professor and Beef Cattle Extension Specialist, University of Tennessee
What Is Trichomoniasis ('Trich'For Short)
SHAWN DEERING Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
Tetany Season Winds Down In Spring; Providing Cattle Magnesium Helps
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Clovers For Stocker Cattle Grazing Bermudagrass
DR. PAUL BECK Professor, University of Arkansas
Watch Corn Quality As The Weather Warms
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Breeding Soundness Evaluation For Beef And Dairy Bulls
DR. BRETT BARHAM Assistant Professor - Breeding and Genetics, University of Arkansas
Remember Fly Control For Cattle This Summer
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Control Pinkeye Before It Affects Summer Gains
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Robotic Milkers
BETTY VALLE GEGG-NAEGER Senior Staff Writer, MidAmerica Farmer Grower
Dung Beetles Do The Dirty Work
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Fall Cow-Calf Management Considerations
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Gulf Coast Tick Infests Arkansas Livestock
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Summer, Fall Cattle Flies- Pesky But Treatable
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Heat Stress And Reproductive Efficiency
DR. JUSTIN RHINEHART Assistant Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specilaist, University of Tennessee
Cold Weather Management For Calves And Cows
DR. JUSTIN RHINEHART Assistant Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specilaist, University of Tennessee
Deworming Your Calves Pays
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Fescue Foot Is Right On Schedule Says Livestock Specialist
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Managing Dry Cows To Breed Back Quickly
DR. JUSTIN RHINEHART Assistant Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specilaist, University of Tennessee
Tendon Troubles In Newborn Calves Require Quick Attention
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Insecticide-Impregnated Ear Tags – One Option For Pasture Fly Control
DR. LEE H TOWNSEND Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky
Research Sheds Light On Fat Digestibility In Pigs
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Which Has The Advantage- Late Winter Or Fall Calves_
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Growth-Promoting Implants And Our Food Supply
DR. PAUL BECK Professor, University of Arkansas
Fall Calving Best For Cows On Tall Fescue, Study Finds
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Early Spring Grazing Tips- Manage Height, Cut Early
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Cattle Shedding Hair Can Impact Performance Based On MU Extension Evaluation
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Don't Let Flies Make Your Cattle Poor Performers
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Improve Reproductive Efficiency To Increase Cow-Calf Profitability
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Fly Control On Cattle Is Critical
DR. JUSTIN RHINEHART Assistant Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specilaist, University of Tennessee
Consider Weaning Calves Born In Late Winter And Early Spring
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
MU Specialist Says Heat Stress May Cut Calf Crop Next Spring
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Drought Surviving Parasites Will Make Fall Deworming Of Cattle Critical
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Blackleg May Be A Concern In Drought Conditions
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Fall Cow-Calf Management Considerations To Reduce Feed Costs
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Precautions For Feeding Distillers Grains
DR. JUSTIN RHINEHART Assistant Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specilaist, University of Tennessee
Start Planning For Winter Feeding
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
'Cow Math-' Estimating Cow Herd Productivity
DR. JUSTIN RHINEHART Assistant Professor and Extension Beef Cattle Specilaist, University of Tennessee
Adding More Value To Feeder Calves Requires Beyond The Traditional Says Extension Livestock Specialist
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Are You In Sync
DR. EMMIT RAWLS Professor Emeritus/Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Tennessee
Feeding Poor Quality Hay Result In Poor Performance
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Hungry Cattle Turn To Acorns, Face Poisoning
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Management Tips For The Calving Season
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
When Feeding Hay To Cattle- Waste Not, Want Not
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Watch For Cold Stress In Cattle This Winter
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Winter Cattle Feeding That Doesn't Break The Bank
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Moderate Fat Equals BC Score Of 5
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Fescue Foot Alert For Southwest Missouri
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
It Is Time To Shop For Cattle Feed Says Extension Specialist
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Moving Bred Animals
ELDON COLE Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
How Much Hay Will A Cow Eat In A Day
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Difficult Births Results In Reduced Immunity Of Newborn Calves
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Cold Weather Increases Nutrient Needs Of Cattle
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Are Your Cows Ready For The Calving Season
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Winter Extremes Especially Hard On Cattle This Year
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Straw For Roughage
ELDON COLE Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
Winter Has A Large Impact On Cow-Calf Operations
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Salt Toxicity- A Consequence Of Too Much Salt And Not Enough Water
DR. MICHELLE ARNOLD Large Ruminant Extension Veterinarian, University of Kentucky
Artificial Insemination With Sorted Semen Can Help Rebuild Cow Herds
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
It Is Never Too Early To Think About Your Herd Bull
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
How Much Distillers Grain Is Too Much
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Determining Which Estrous Synchronization Protocol To Use – Cows
DR. LES ANDERSON Beef Extenstion Specialist, University of Kentucky
Get To Know Your Feeds
DR. JEFF LEHMKUHLER Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Kentucky
Cattle Bloat Appearing Early
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
It's Tax Time – How Profitable Are Your Cows_
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
On Arkansas Cattle Farms, A River Runs Through It
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Ticks And Flies – The Scourge Of Man And Cattle Alike!
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
'Healthy Herds, Happier Farmers' Through Good Water Management
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Anaplasmosis May Be More Common, Widespread This Year
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Early Weaning One Tactic To Cope With Poor Forage Conditions
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Missouri's Brand Law Offers Guidelines For Using Deterrent To Cattle Thefts
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
UA Study Shows Trace Minerals Improve Semen Quality
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Use Ear Tags To Fullest Potential Says Livestock Specialist
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Good Time To Evaluate Cattle For Hair Shedding; Slow Shedders More Prone To Heat Stress, Slower Gains
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Old Tires Get New Life As Livestock Watering Holes
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Pyrethroids And Bulls
ELDON COLE Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
Another Concern For Livestock Producers – Aflatoxins
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Fall-Calving Cow Herds Must Be Watched; Heat Stress Can Cause Premature Calving
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
New Research Casts Practice Of Breeding Cattle For Fall Calving In A Different Light
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Factors To Consider When 'Marketing' Cull Cows
DR. ANDREW P GRIFFITH Assistant Professor/Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee
Cattle Heat-Stress App At Hand To Help Producers Reduce Weather-Related Livestock Losses
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Livestock Producers May Experience Lowered Fertility In Herds This Fall
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Remember The Risk Of Cyanide Poisoning To Ruminants
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Injectable Mineral Supplementation
DR. SHANE GADBERRY Associate Professor/Animal Science, University of Arkansas
Meeting Pigs' Phosphorous Requirements With Fermented Soybean Meal
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Useful Tools To Develop Balanced Beef Cow Rations
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Supplement Cuts Cows' Winter-Feed Cost 10 Percent
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Face Fly Numbers Will Continue To Climb
DR. LEE H TOWNSEND Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky
Timely Tips
DR. ROY BURRIS Beef Specialist, University of Kentucky
Goats Provide Healthy, Economical Weed Control
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Managing Weanling Pigs Without Using Antibiotic Growth Promoters
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Cattle Producers Can Cut Costs By Post-Drought Management
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Dry Summer Makes It Important For Farmers To Know Best Way To Meet Protein Needs Of Their Cattle
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Beef Cattle Winter Water Needs Complicated This Year
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Fescue Endophyte Problems
ELDON COLE Livestock Specialist, University of Missouri
Fluctuating Temperatures Means Extra Vigilance
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Preg Check Advances
DR. ROBERT MCCRORY Veterinarian, Benton, Ky.
Controlling Grass Tetany
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
New Or Expanding Livestock Operations Need To Access Water Needs
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Planning Checklist For Pasture Fly Control – 2013
DR. LEE H TOWNSEND Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky
Study Finds Spring Calving More Likely When Barometer Is On The Rise
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Using Lysine Estimates To Detect Heat Damage In DDGS
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Controlling Johne's Disease On Your Farm
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Remember Fly Control For Cattle This Summer
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Louse Alert For Cattle In Southwest Missouri
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Free Branding Demonstration March 26 In Mt. Vernon Provides 'Hands On' Opportunity For Cattle Producers
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Feeding Corn Germ To Pigs Does Not Affect Growth Performance
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
It Takes Two To Produce A Calf
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Is It Time For A New Herd Bull_
DR. BRYAN KUTZ Instructor/Youth Specialist, University of Arkansas
Spring Practices That Add Value To Feeder Cattle
JAMES B NEEL Professor Animal Science/Extension Beef Cattle Specialist, University of Tennessee
Beginning With The End In Mind- Cattle Marketing
DR. ANDREW P GRIFFITH Assistant Professor/Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee
Applicable To All
MIRANDA REIMAN Industry Information Specialist for Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB)
EPD Numbers Can Be 'Smoking Gun' When Investigating Cattle Problems, Says MU Extension Specialist
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Extension Livestock Specialist Offers Prevention Advice For Warts And Ringworm On Cattle
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Make Pre-Breeding Vaccines A Priority
DR. JEREMY POWELL Associate Professor and Veterinarian, University of Arkansas
Monitor Cattle During Periods Of High Humidity And Temperatures
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Parasite Resistance Concerns Cattle Industry Experts
LSU AGCENTER
New Phytase Effective In Improving Phosphorus, Calcium Digestibility In Pigs
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Ranchers Need To Watch For 'Hardware Disease' In Livestock
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Calculating Phosphorus And Calcium Concentrations In Meat And Bond Meal For Pigs Diets
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
Shopping For Best Mineral Supplement For Beef Cows Can Be Overwhelming; Extension Specialist Offers Some Advice
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Extension Boosting Kentucky Beef Industry One Farm At A Time
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Stable Flies Can Decrease Weight Of Cattle And Producers Profits
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
Lead Poisoning In Livestock Costly, But Preventable
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Common Forages, Weeds, Some Medications Can Make Cattle Photosensitive
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
Mostly Quiet – Well For The Moment
DR. TERESA L STECKLER Extension Specialist, Animal Systems/Beef, University of Illinois
Cattle Confirmed Deaths Due To Blackleg
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS
UK Veterinarian Explains New Antibiotics Guidelines For Livestock Producers
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Planning Time Is Now For Artificial Insemination
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI

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