Livestock News


Beef Cattle

Six new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1288 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter:

While this week’s letter covers a variety of timely topics, don’t forget to go here and submit your question for Monday’s Beef Team LIVE!

Articles this week include:
* Cattlemen . . . There’s an App for That!
* Reduce the turning wheels, let the livestock do the harvest!
* Why Invest in Pregnancy Determination?
* Strategically Using Pregnancy Diagnosis to Identify Nonpregnant Cows
* What price values do live cattle futures and feeder cattle futures actually represent?
* Corn Acreage Down More Than Expected in Prospective Plantings Report

Small Ruminant


Basic Poultry Biosecurity

  • Prevent any contact with any animal, wild or domestic.
  • Keep your birds sheltered in animal-proof/bird-proof houses.
  • Avoid visitors to your flock
  • Use disposable gloves and shoe covers before you come in contact with your birds or their environment
  • Wash your hands before and after becoming in contact with your birds or their environment
  • Use dedicated clothes to work with your birds or use disposable coveralls.
  • Avoid using surface water (ponds or lakes) as a source of drinking water for your birds
  • Always use clean and disinfected water for birds’ drinking water
  • Acquire your feed from a reliable source and store it in a clean, dry, and cool place away from wild birds or wild animals access, particularly rodents.

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