Good Health Begins with Digestive Health

Change is never easy on your calf’s health. Any time you change its environment, feeding program or routine, it is likely to get a little stressed out. And that stress impacts its gut health, which can lead to bigger health challenges if not taken care of immediately. Did you know that 70% of animals’ immune […]

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Six Tips to Getting your Show Calf Project Started

You’ve searched high and low for your ideal show calf project, and finally found “the one.” Now, you’re ready to bring your calf to your barn and get it on feed. But, you aren’t really sure where to begin. Jessie Judge, Marketing Brand Coordinator for BioZyme® Inc., who’s shown cattle throughout the Western U.S., offers […]

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Cattle Hair Care During Transitions

Summer is drawing to an end and for many this means transitioning from summer shows to the fall majors and state fairs. Changes in temperature and hair cycles can make it challenging to get the hair coat you want. There are many factors that go into a healthy hair coat that we can’t control, such […]

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How to Effectively Control Flies Around Your Livestock

  It doesn’t matter which species of livestock you show, it seems like the smallest creatures can be the biggest nuisance. Yes, those pesky flies like to invade our barns, bite at our animals and can carry diseases. With proper prevention including good nutrition, you can inhibit those little pests from invading your space. Flies […]

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Dealing with Bloat in Show Cattle

Bloat in show cattle is one of the worst things to deal with. When cattle bloat it causes reductions in feed intake, slowed weight gain and in the worst-case situation, even death. When you are dealing with a chronic bloater, be sure to consult your veterinarian, the breeder that you bought your animal from and/or […]

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Skin Care…For Your Steer

By, Marissa Drager, Drager Cattle Texas Majors season is in full swing, and by now most Houston aged steers have been slicked. While some think that means shorter days in the barn, the youth that are dedicated to presenting their projects at their best are still hard at it, working skin rather than hair. In […]

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