FDA rules and regulations The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine stated a two-year phase-in period would be allowed once the FDA Government Guidance document is finalized. A draft version is currently available online. The FDA has had a law in place since 2017, which made most antibiotics administered to livestock by prescription only. These new […]
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LEMING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Atascosa County, in collaboration with the Atascosa Cattlemen’s Association, will present the Preparing for Next Spring on the Farm and Ranch and CEU Shootout program Dec. 18 in Leming. The program will be held at the AgriLife Extension office for Atascosa County, 25 E. 5th St. […]
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CENTERVILLE -- The 2018 Cow Country Congress is set for Oct. 19 at Triple Son Farms, 7532 F.M. 542 in Centerville.
FORT WORTH - A team of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists demonstrated how much injection-site blemishes can diminish the value of high-end cuts from the beef carcass at the recent Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention in Fort Worth. Dr. Joe Paschal, AgriLife Extension livestock specialist from Corpus Christi, was joined by Dr. […]
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CORPUS CHRISTI – The value of bulls in commercial herds goes beyond the “relative” value typically ascribed to them in market pricing, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “In publications referencing cattle values for commercial producers as well as reports from beef breed associations, the value of a bull is often given as […]
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STEPHENVILLE — In an effort to save their livestock from the torment caused by the plague of mosquitoes in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, some …
Livestock in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are still at risk for lack of feed, injury or disease, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service…
STEPHENVILLE -- In an effort to save their livestock from the torment caused by the plague of mosquitoes in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, some producers are making the mistake of misusing chemicals to control the pests, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “The results can be potentially disastrous,” said Dr. Sonja Swiger, […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Livestock in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are still at risk for lack of feed, injury or disease, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists. “Water is the first priority with livestock, so producers should try and find a safe drinking water source and make sure their animals have an adequate supply,” […]
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SAN ANTONIO - Beef cattle producers should be observant when conducting annual health vaccination protocols on their cattle, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Though not a statewide threat, the fever tick has resulted in some herds in far South Texas to be subject to a quarantine zone. This topic, as well as […]
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BRENHAM - Though cattle prices have come down from historic highs, there are still ways for beef cattle producers to capture more dollars for their calves by adding value at the ranch, according to experts at the 45th South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic in Brenham. Several hundred beef producers from Washington, Brazos, Austin, Burleson, Fayette, […]
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Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Joe Paschal, 361-265-9203, firstname.lastname@example.org BRYAN – Spiraling cattle prices in recent weeks are not leaving much wiggle room when it comes to marketing calves and replacement females to fit current trends, according to cattle experts. The recent Brazos Valley Beef and Forage Expo held at the Brazos Valley […]
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FORT WORTH -- Hundreds of Texas cattle producers gathered at the 2016 Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention in Fort Wor…
HOUSTON (AP) — As Bob Dube dropped off his Texas longhorn at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, he noticed the educational sign near its st…
BRENHAM -- Area cattle producers recently took part in clinic a to learn more about producing high quality beef in a safe and wholesome environment.
A Beginning Rancher Educational Program is scheduled June 9-10 at the O.D. Butler Jr. Animal Science Complex at Texas A&M University in Co…
AMARILLO -- Genetic markers are beginning to give cattlemen a more accurate glimpse into their breeding animals' expected progeny differences …