Month: October 2017

Inside the dairy tour

Southwest Dairy Days – Where Research, Innovation, and Community Come Together

On October 18, over 700 people gathered at Wildcat Dairy for the 8th consecutive Southwest Dairy Days. A large tent was erected near the new barn where fifty-seven exhibitors set up tables for demonstrations and hand out information on their products and services. In addition to the exhibitors, dairy producers from all over attended. The event …

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Black Angus Heifer on Hillside

Heavier Supply, but Beef Markets Still Pointed Higher

By Ranulf Glanville & Dave Milne, DePutter Publishing Ltd. As regular readers will know, the previous blog discussed the supply and demand factors of the beef market, and how that can help us determine where a bottom might be for cattle markets. The conclusion was that although supplies were heavy, demand was holding up and …

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hands holding alfa-pro cubes with bag in background

Colic in Horses: Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Treatments, and Prevention

By Matt McMillan, Ph.D., Equine Nutritionist, Hi-Pro Feeds Colic in horses can be defined as exhibiting signs of distress caused by abdominal pain and is one of the most frequent causes of emergency treatment annually and is reported as a leading cause of death in horses in the United States.  Further, studies indicate that approximately …

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