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Cattle Ear Tattoo Instructional Aid

This is a quick tutorial on applying permanent identification ear tattoos in cattle.   This video will be peer reviewed as a bulletin, but wanted to give the resource for those starting beef cattle projects in their counties.  

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Preparing for Fall through Winter Calving and Breeding

Originally written for Progressive Cattlemen Has the hay you plan to feed this winter been tested?  If so, you have the tools necessary to help maintain appropriate body condition for your herd and better plan for those potential winter storms.  If you haven’t tested your hay, that ~$30 will be…
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Two Weaning Methods

Jason Duggin, PC Southeast Update, July 2019   One of my dad’s favorite sayings was, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” When it comes to types of calf weaning methods, this phrase could easily be used.  However, my dad tended to tell me this when I was…
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Help with Horn Flies…

Jason Duggin, Southeast Update, May 2019 (Progressive Cattlemen)   The approach to ward off flies is multi-prong and challenging.  However, doing nothing can severely hinder productivity, profits, and herd welfare.  I’ve asked Dr. Nancy Hinkle, Extension Veterinary Entomologist at UGA, to give her tips on horn fly control for the…
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Your upcoming calf crop is two things: Revenue and Food

Jason Duggin, Extension Animal Scientist, UGA First, on the revenue side, we have discussed the importance of pre-conditioning and health protocols numerous times.  Although there are many vaccine protocols and weaning management strategies that exist, it is prudent to look at those successful marketing options in your area and ask…
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