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Cattle Chat

The Beef Cattle Institute

Listen to veterinary professionals from the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University talk about a variety of topics within the beef industry.

Latest Episode

Cattle on Feed Report, Hoof Care, Research Round-Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:23 Cattle on Feed Report 12:24 Listener Question: Hoof Care 17:32 Research Round-Up: Luis Feitoza Guest: Luis Feitoza, Graduate Research Assistant… Continue reading Cattle on Feed Report, Hoof Care, Research Round-Up

February 16 • 24m 52s

Episodes

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Cattle on Feed Report, Hoof Care, Research Round-Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:23 Cattle on Feed Report 12:24 Listener Question: Hoof Care 17:32 Research Round-Up: Luis Feitoza Guest: Luis Feitoza, Graduate Research Assistant… Continue reading Cattle on Feed Report, Hoof Care, Research Round-Up

February 16 • 24m 52s
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Post Calving, Cattle on Feed, Calving Season Questions

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:56 Post Calving 11:11 Cattle on Feed Up 4% in Kansas: What Does It Mean for You? 15:43 Calving Season Questions… Continue reading Post Calving, Cattle on Feed, Calving Season Questions

February 9 • 24m 44s
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Feeding Times for Calving Cows, Economic Questions, Electrolytes for Scouring Calves

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:11 Listener Question: Feeding Times for Calving Cows 7:24 Economic Questions 16:10 Electrolytes for Scouring Calves For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Feeding Times for Calving Cows, Economic Questions, Electrolytes for Scouring Calves

February 2 • 24m 33s
Commercial Colostrum Replacement, Getting Ready for Calving, When is the Right Time to Calve cover art

Commercial Colostrum Replacement, Getting Ready for Calving, When is the Right Time to Calve

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:14 Listener Question: Commercial Colostrum Replacement 9:10 Listener Question: Getting Ready for Calving 14:24 Listener Question: When is the Right Time… Continue reading Commercial Colostrum Replacement, Getting Ready for Calving, When is the Right Time to Calve

January 26 • 24m 25s
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Building Your Own Herd, Cross Breeding, BMR Corn Silage

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:01 Listener Question: Building Your Own Herd 12:45 Listener Question: Cross Breeding  Beef Sire Selection ManualBreed and Composite Selection 16:27 Listener… Continue reading Building Your Own Herd, Cross Breeding, BMR Corn Silage

January 19 • 24m 13s
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BCI Internship, Economic Questions, Dr. Lubbers’ Travels

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:30 BCI Internship/First Semester in Vet School 9:12 Economic Questions 14:51 Dr. Brian Lubbers’ Travels Guest: Tara Ellenz, First Year Veterinarian… Continue reading BCI Internship, Economic Questions, Dr. Lubbers’ Travels

January 12 • 24m 47s
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Prepare for your Future, Creep Feeding, Disease Issues

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:50 How to Prepare for your Future in the Beef Industry 9:13 Listener Question: Creep Feeding 18:04 Listener Question: Disease Issues… Continue reading Prepare for your Future, Creep Feeding, Disease Issues

January 5 • 24m 53s
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Year End Review

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:11 Featured Guests on the Podcast 5:45 Topics Discussed 9:36 Biggest Issues Facing the Beef Industry 14:29 Record Keeping 20:57 New… Continue reading Year End Review

December 29 • 24m 32s
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Winter Feeding Plans, Cold Weather Management, Research Round-Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:14 Winter Feeding Plans 11:08 Cold Weather Management 17:58 Research Round-Up: Makenna Jensen Guest: Makenna Jensen, Veterinary Student and BCI Graduate… Continue reading Winter Feeding Plans, Cold Weather Management, Research Round-Up

December 22 • 23m 50s
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AVC Highlights, Economic Questions, Confined Systems

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:39 AVC Highlights 10:45 Economic Questions 15:39 Confined Systems for Feeding Cows Guest: Dr. Jason Warner, K-State Cow-Calf Extension Specialist  For… Continue reading AVC Highlights, Economic Questions, Confined Systems

December 15 • 23m 32s
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Industry Inventory Counts, Winter Cow and Bull Management, Research Round-Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:10 Industry Inventory Counts: How Does it Impact Me? 10:18 Winter Cow and Bull Management   18:43 Research Round-Up: Maddie Mancke… Continue reading Industry Inventory Counts, Winter Cow and Bull Management, Research Round-Up

December 8 • 24m 42s
Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, Role of Genetics in Sustainability, What Can I do as a Producer cover art

Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, Role of Genetics in Sustainability, What Can I do as a Producer

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 4:19 What is Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef? 10:42 Role of Genetics in Sustainability   17:54 What can I do as… Continue reading Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, Role of Genetics in Sustainability, What Can I do as a Producer

December 1 • 24m 28s
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Selecting Replacement Heifers, Selling Calves, Treating Sick Calves

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:32 Selecting Replacement Heifers 10:00 Selling Calves  17:36 Treating Sick Calves Guest: Bob Weaber, Department Head Eastern Kansas Research and Extension… Continue reading Selecting Replacement Heifers, Selling Calves, Treating Sick Calves

November 24 • 24m 13s
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Bringing in Bred Heifers, Economic Questions, Pest Control

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 4:10 Bringing in Bred Heifers   11:46 Economic Questions 20:00 Pest Control   For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us… Continue reading Bringing in Bred Heifers, Economic Questions, Pest Control

November 17 • 24m 57s
Sandhills Calving, Corn Stalk Bales, Mandatory Price Reporting cover art

Sandhills Calving, Corn Stalk Bales, Mandatory Price Reporting

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:30 Listener Question: Sandhills Calving   7:16 Corn Stalk Bales 11:40 Mandatory Price Reporting Guest: Dr. Ted Schroeder, K-State Agricultural Economics… Continue reading Sandhills Calving, Corn Stalk Bales, Mandatory Price Reporting

November 10 • 24m 28s
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Sustainability in Beef Production, Herd Records, Feeder Calf Marketing

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:25 Sustainability in Beef Production   12:39 Herd Records in Cow-Calf Operations   20:11 Feeder Calf Marketing Information on CalfDex Guest:… Continue reading Sustainability in Beef Production, Herd Records, Feeder Calf Marketing

November 3 • 24m 53s
Beef/Dairy Cross Genetics, Managing Hay Shortages, Have Weaning Weights Improved cover art

Beef/Dairy Cross Genetics, Managing Hay Shortages, Have Weaning Weights Improved

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:01 Beef/Dairy Cross Genetics  11:23 Listener Question: Managing Hay Shortages   17:00 Genetics Have Improved: How About Weaning Weights? Guest: Bob… Continue reading Beef/Dairy Cross Genetics, Managing Hay Shortages, Have Weaning Weights Improved

October 27 • 24m 11s
Growing Your Operation, Anaplasmosis, Grazing Failed Beans cover art

Growing Your Operation, Anaplasmosis, Grazing Failed Beans

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:57  – Listener Question: Growing Your Operation   9:57 – Listener Question: Anaplasmosis 16:47- Listener Question: Grazing Failed Beans For more… Continue reading Growing Your Operation, Anaplasmosis, Grazing Failed Beans

October 20 • 24m 13s
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High Tech Repro Technology, Economic Questions, What Does it Mean to be a Recip Herd

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:36 Does High Tech Repro Technology fit into a Commercial Operation? 8:58 Dustin Trip Recap and Economic Questions 16:55 What Does… Continue reading High Tech Repro Technology, Economic Questions, What Does it Mean to be a Recip Herd

October 13 • 25m 5s
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What’s Next in Genetic Technologies, Supplemental Protein, Selecting for Sustainability

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:24 What’s Next in Genetic Technologies  11:38 Listener Question: Supplemental Protein   16:20 Selecting for Sustainability Guest: Bob Weaber, Department Head… Continue reading What’s Next in Genetic Technologies, Supplemental Protein, Selecting for Sustainability

October 6 • 24m 45s
How do I Prevent Pregnancy Loss, Culling Decisions at Preg Checking, Infertility vs. Pre-Loss cover art

How do I Prevent Pregnancy Loss, Culling Decisions at Preg Checking, Infertility vs. Pre-Loss

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:25 How Do I Prevent Pregnancy Loss  12:14 Culling Decisions at Preg Checking  18:08 Infertility vs. Pre-Loss: How Would I Know… Continue reading How do I Prevent Pregnancy Loss, Culling Decisions at Preg Checking, Infertility vs. Pre-Loss

September 29 • 24m 28s
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Cattle Chat Live at the Kansas State Fair

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you missed Cattle Chat live at the Kansas State Fair don’t worry you can listen to it here. You can… Continue reading Cattle Chat Live at the Kansas State Fair

September 22 • 24m 22s
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Research – Heat Impacts, Goals with Pregnancy Checking, How to Best Handle Heat Stress?

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:54 Research: Shade and Limit Feeding – Heat Impacts 11:14 Goals with Pregnancy Checking 16:35 Listener Question: How to Best Handle… Continue reading Research – Heat Impacts, Goals with Pregnancy Checking, How to Best Handle Heat Stress?

September 15 • 24m 21s
Replacement Heifers, Feeding Soybean Hay, What is Compounding? cover art

Replacement Heifers, Feeding Soybean Hay, What is Compounding?

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Replacement Heifers 9:19 Listener Question: Feeding Soybean Hay 17:14 What is Compounding? Guest: Scott Fritz, K-State Clinical Assistant Professor of… Continue reading Replacement Heifers, Feeding Soybean Hay, What is Compounding?

September 8 • 25m 2s
Listener Question, Economic Questions, Seedstock Producers: What are diseases/challenges? cover art

Listener Question, Economic Questions, Seedstock Producers: What are diseases/challenges?

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:22 Listener Question: Starting Calves on Ground Hay or Bales? 10:28 Economic Questions 18:10 Seedstock Producers: What are diseases/challenges? For more… Continue reading Listener Question, Economic Questions, Seedstock Producers: What are diseases/challenges?

September 1 • 24m 55s
Heifer Management, Vaccination Timing for Calves, Hidden Cost of Transportation: Shrink cover art

Heifer Management, Vaccination Timing for Calves, Hidden Cost of Transportation: Shrink

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Heifer Management 10:10 Vaccination Timing for Calves 16:00 Hidden Cost of Transportation: Shrink For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow… Continue reading Heifer Management, Vaccination Timing for Calves, Hidden Cost of Transportation: Shrink

August 25 • 23m 59s
AVC Conference Summary, Treatment Strategies for Sick Cattle on Summer Pastures, Role of a Composite Sire in a Commercial Breeding Program cover art

AVC Conference Summary, Treatment Strategies for Sick Cattle on Summer Pastures, Role of a Composite Sire in a Commercial Breeding Program

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 AVC Conference Summary,  10:00 Role of a Composite Sire in a Commercial Breeding Program 17:00 Composite bulls For more on… Continue reading AVC Conference Summary, Treatment Strategies for Sick Cattle on Summer Pastures, Role of a Composite Sire in a Commercial Breeding Program

August 18 • 24m 9s
BVD Herd Prevalence, Beef Consumption in North America, Late Summer Fly Management cover art

BVD Herd Prevalence, Beef Consumption in North America, Late Summer Fly Management

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 BVD Herd Prevalence 10:00 Beef Consumption in North America 17:00 Late Summer Fly Management For more on BCI Cattle Chat,… Continue reading BVD Herd Prevalence, Beef Consumption in North America, Late Summer Fly Management

August 11 • 24m 7s
Cattle Inventory and Selling Strategies,Grazing Management for Fall,Selecting a Weaning Date cover art

Cattle Inventory and Selling Strategies,Grazing Management for Fall,Selecting a Weaning Date

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Cattle Inventory and Selling Strategies 10:00 Fall Planting for Grazing 17:00 Selecting a Weaning Date For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Cattle Inventory and Selling Strategies,Grazing Management for Fall,Selecting a Weaning Date

August 4 • 23m 38s
Listener Question: Product Disposable,What To Do With a Deceased Animal,Intensive Grazing and Impact on Sustainability  cover art

Listener Question: Product Disposable,What To Do With a Deceased Animal,Intensive Grazing and Impact on Sustainability 

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Listener Question: Product Disposable 8:50 What To Do With a Deceased Animal  17:23 Intensive Grazing and Impact on Sustainability  For… Continue reading Listener Question: Product Disposable,What To Do With a Deceased Animal,Intensive Grazing and Impact on Sustainability

July 28 • 23m 28s
Listener Question: EPD Overview, European Market Knowledge, Managing Breeding Pastures for Optimum Genetics cover art

Listener Question: EPD Overview, European Market Knowledge, Managing Breeding Pastures for Optimum Genetics

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Listener Question: EPD Overview 10:00 European Market Knowledge 15:00 Managing Breeding Pastures for Optimum Genetics Guest: Dr. Megan Rolf, K-State Beef Cattle Geneticist… Continue reading Listener Question: EPD Overview, European Market Knowledge, Managing Breeding Pastures for Optimum Genetics

July 21 • 24m 41s
Collaborating Center for the Economics of Animal Health- Americas, Bovine Leukemia Virus and Fertility, Listener Question: Grazing Costs cover art

Collaborating Center for the Economics of Animal Health- Americas, Bovine Leukemia Virus and Fertility, Listener Question: Grazing Costs

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00: Collaborating Center for the Economics of Animal Health- Americas 10:00: Bovine Leukemia Virus and Fertility 17:00: Listener Question: Grazing Costs… Continue reading Collaborating Center for the Economics of Animal Health- Americas, Bovine Leukemia Virus and Fertility, Listener Question: Grazing Costs

July 14 • 23m 23s
Pinkeye, Low Stress Cattle Handling, Listener Question: Heat Stress cover art

Pinkeye, Low Stress Cattle Handling, Listener Question: Heat Stress

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Pinkeye 10:00 Low Stress Cattle Handling 17:00 Listener Question: Heat Stress For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on… Continue reading Pinkeye, Low Stress Cattle Handling, Listener Question: Heat Stress

July 7 • 23m 57s
Preparations for the Fair, Heat Stress, Research Round Up cover art

Preparations for the Fair, Heat Stress, Research Round Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Cattle Preparations for the Fair 8:30 Heat Stress 17:00 Research Round Up Guest Eduarda Bortoluzzi For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Preparations for the Fair, Heat Stress, Research Round Up

June 30 • 23m 14s
Introducing Agriculture Today Host Shelby Varner, Tips for Managing Products in the Summer, Beef Cattle Welfare Research Review with Dr. Eduarda Bortoluzzi cover art

Introducing Agriculture Today Host Shelby Varner, Tips for Managing Products in the Summer, Beef Cattle Welfare Research Review with Dr. Eduarda Bortoluzzi

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Introducing Agriculture Today Host Shelby Varner 8:45 Tips for Managing Products in the Summer 17:00 Beef Cattle Welfare Research Review… Continue reading Introducing Agriculture Today Host Shelby Varner, Tips for Managing Products in the Summer, Beef Cattle Welfare Research Review with Dr. Eduarda Bortoluzzi

June 23 • 23m 28s
Water Issues When Ponds Are Low, Hay Cutting and Storage, Guidance 263 and the Beef Producer cover art

Water Issues When Ponds Are Low, Hay Cutting and Storage, Guidance 263 and the Beef Producer

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Water Issues When Ponds Are Low 10:00 Hay Cutting and Storage  17:00 Guidance 263 and the Beef Producer For more… Continue reading Water Issues When Ponds Are Low, Hay Cutting and Storage, Guidance 263 and the Beef Producer

June 16 • 22m 27s
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Hair Shedding, 5 Year Anniversary Questions, Factors Influencing Twin Births

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Listener Question-Hair Shedding 10:00 Dustins Questions 17:00 Listener Question: Factors Influencing Twin Births Guest: Bob Weber, Specialist in Beef Breeding… Continue reading Hair Shedding, 5 Year Anniversary Questions, Factors Influencing Twin Births

June 9 • 23m 44s
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Processing Babies, Listener Question, Gut Health: not just the rumen

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:00 Processing Babies, labor and facility 11:00 Listener Question 17:30 Gut Health: not just the rumen For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Processing Babies, Listener Question, Gut Health: not just the rumen

June 2 • 22m 39s
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Lameness, Factors Impacting Birth Weight, Research Round-Up 

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:41  Lameness; is it all foot rot?  10:58  Factors Impacting Birth Weight  17:09 Research Round-Up  Guest: Rachel Brown Master and… Continue reading Lameness, Factors Impacting Birth Weight, Research Round-Up

May 26 • 20m 54s
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Male Fertility, Value Proposition Of Reproduction Technology And Genomic Selection

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:54 Male Fertility  11:32 Value Proposition Of Reproduction Technology  17:30 Genomic Selection  Guest: Dr. Clay Briener, Veterinary for Cross Country Genetics… Continue reading Male Fertility, Value Proposition Of Reproduction Technology And Genomic Selection

May 19 • 24m 4s
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Grass Tetany, Hidden Operational Costs, Listener Question

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:43 Grass Tetany 11:29 Hidden Operational Costs 17:06 Listener Question: Calf is Not Doing Well For more on BCI Cattle Chat,… Continue reading Grass Tetany, Hidden Operational Costs, Listener Question

May 12 • 23m 53s
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Listener Question, NIAA, Economic Questions, Electric Fencing

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:32 – -Listener Question – Daylight and Breeding for Cows Reference Article 6:11 National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA) Update 10:39… Continue reading Listener Question, NIAA, Economic Questions, Electric Fencing

May 5 • 23m 39s
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Processing Calves, Implanting Bulls, Pre-Pasture Turnout Checklist

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:08 Processing Calves at Turnout 11:26 Listener Question: Implanting Bulls   16:20 Pre-pasture Turnout Checklist Beef Quality Assurance   Guest: Julia… Continue reading Processing Calves, Implanting Bulls, Pre-Pasture Turnout Checklist

April 28 • 24m 41s
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Feeding Cows, Dairy Beef, Front End Loading

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:28 Feeding Cows Too Much or Not Enough 10:28 Dairy Beef Changes/Expansion  16:40 Potential Solutions to Front End Loading For more… Continue reading Feeding Cows, Dairy Beef, Front End Loading

April 21 • 24m 22s
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IVF/Reproduction, Breeding Questions, Fertility in Herds

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:04 IVF/Reproduction 10:05 Breeding Questions   16:57 What Have You Learned About Fertility in Herds Guest: Dr. Clay Briener, Veterinary for… Continue reading IVF/Reproduction, Breeding Questions, Fertility in Herds

April 14 • 24m 30s
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Beef Advocacy, Defining Sustainability, Beef Checkoff Research

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 4:21 How to be a Beef Advocate? 11:28 Sustainability is it Important to Me? 17:35 Checkoff-funded Beef Nutrition ResearchKansas Beef Council… Continue reading Beef Advocacy, Defining Sustainability, Beef Checkoff Research

April 7 • 24m 15s
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Listener Question, Brian’s Trip, Research Round Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:23 Listener Question – Dystocia in Heifers  10:24 Brian’s Trip to Australia for the Antimicrobial Conference 17:07 Research Round-Up Guests: Lilli… Continue reading Listener Question, Brian’s Trip, Research Round Up

March 31 • 24m 22s
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Pre-Weaning BRD, Managing Bottle Calves, Building Immunity to BRD

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:09 Pre-Weaning BRD 7:07 Managing Bottle Calves 15:48 Building Immunity to BRD Guests: Amelia Woolums, Professor at Mississippi State University For… Continue reading Pre-Weaning BRD, Managing Bottle Calves, Building Immunity to BRD

March 24 • 24m 21s
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Post Calving Nutrition, Economic Questions, Hardware Disease

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:20 Post Calving Nutrition 9:28 Economic Questions 16:33 Hardware Disease For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on Twitter at @The_BCI, Facebook,… Continue reading Post Calving Nutrition, Economic Questions, Hardware Disease

March 17 • 23m 11s
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Cattle Abortions, Listener Question, Supplement Post Calving

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:29 Cattle Abortions: Diagnostic Workup 11:18 Listener Question – Following Up On Data After Selling Calves 18:39 Supplement Post Calving For… Continue reading Cattle Abortions, Listener Question, Supplement Post Calving

March 10 • 22m 50s
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Learning More About Antibiotics, Cattle Cycle, Research Round-Up

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:37 Listener Question – Learning More About Antibiotics 8:11 Cattle Cycle 15:33 Research Round-Up Guests: Maddie Mancke, BCI Graduate Student For… Continue reading Learning More About Antibiotics, Cattle Cycle, Research Round-Up

March 3 • 22m 21s
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Scours, Niche Marketing, Mineral Needs

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:33 Scours 11:03 Niche Marketing Programs 17:00 Mineral Needs Guests: Shelby Roberts, Alltech Beef Technical Sales Support For more on BCI… Continue reading Scours, Niche Marketing, Mineral Needs

February 24 • 23m 47s
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NCBA, Economic Questions, Starting a Podcast

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:40 NCBA 10:22 Economic Questions 15:35 Starting a Podcast Guests: Samantha Bennett, Agriculture Today Producer and Host  For more on BCI… Continue reading NCBA, Economic Questions, Starting a Podcast

February 17 • 24m 43s
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Colostrum, Drought Management/Planning, Buying vs. Raising Bulls

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:09 Colostrum 9:24 Drought Management/Planningagmanager.info 14:17 Buying Vs. Raising Bulls  Guest: Matt Perrier, Dalebanks Angus Practically Ranching For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Colostrum, Drought Management/Planning, Buying vs. Raising Bulls

February 10 • 22m 32s
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FDA Guidance for Industry 263, CAST Group, Cattle Health Care Kit

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:27 FDA Guidance for Industry 263 12:31 CAST Group  16:07 Cattle Health Care Kit   Guest: Julia Herman, NCBA Beef DVM… Continue reading FDA Guidance for Industry 263, CAST Group, Cattle Health Care Kit

February 3 • 22m 39s
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Tips for New Ranchers, Buying Females, Communicating in Agriculture

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:44 Tips for New Ranchers 11:02 Buying Females 18:05 Communicating in Agriculture   Guest: Matt Perrier, Dalebanks Angus Practically Ranching For… Continue reading Tips for New Ranchers, Buying Females, Communicating in Agriculture

January 27 • 23m
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Udders, Economic Questions, Grazing Bean Stubble

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:06 Evaluation of Udders 6:53 Economic Questions Learn more about beef demand 13:46 Listener Question: Grazing Bean Stubble  Guest: Dr. Scott… Continue reading Udders, Economic Questions, Grazing Bean Stubble

January 20 • 22m 53s
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Creating a Health Plan, Body Condition Score, Reviving Calves

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:41 Creating a Health Plan 10:25 Learning to Body Condition Score  16:20 Reviving Calves Part 2   Guest: A.J. Tarpoff, K-State… Continue reading Creating a Health Plan, Body Condition Score, Reviving Calves

January 13 • 23m 44s
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Reviving New Born Calves, Economic Questions, Cold Weather Management

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 4:35 Reviving New Born Calves  12:12 Economic Questions 18:37 Severe Cold Weather Management   Guest: AJ Tarpoff, K-State Beef Extension Veterinarian… Continue reading Reviving New Born Calves, Economic Questions, Cold Weather Management

January 6 • 23m 55s
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Winter Feed Costs, Record Keeping, Listeriosis

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:54 How to Reduce Winter Feed Costs   9:48 Record Keeping for Next Year 17:00 Listeriosis For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Winter Feed Costs, Record Keeping, Listeriosis

December 30 • 23m 13s
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Calving, Scours Management, Nutritional Management

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:55 Calving Topics   9:52 Scours Management Plan   15:45 Nutritional Management   For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us… Continue reading Calving, Scours Management, Nutritional Management

December 23 • 23m 1s
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Separating Heifers & Cows, Calving Barns, EID

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 4:46 Separating Heifers and Cows During Calving 10:18 Calving Barn Yes or No 16:19 EID: What’s New in Technology Guest: Callahan… Continue reading Separating Heifers & Cows, Calving Barns, EID

December 16 • 23m 42s
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Traceability in the U.S. & Farmers Share of the Dollar

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:12 Traceability in the U.S.   16:10 Farmers Share of the Dollar   Guest: Callahan Grund, Executive Director U.S. Cattle Trace… Continue reading Traceability in the U.S. & Farmers Share of the Dollar

December 9 • 22m 57s
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Cows Going to Market, Winter Pasture Management, Heritability & Accuracy

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:30 High Number of Cows Going to Market 6:15 Winter Pasture Management 14:12 Heritability & Accuracy: Impact on EPD Interpretation  … Continue reading Cows Going to Market, Winter Pasture Management, Heritability & Accuracy

December 2 • 22m
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Vitamin A, Leasing vs. Buying a Bull, Implants

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 4:45 Vitamin A 11:12 Leasing vs. Buying a Bull 17:40 Implants or No For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us… Continue reading Vitamin A, Leasing vs. Buying a Bull, Implants

November 25 • 23m 25s
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Purebred vs. Composite Bull, Coccidiosis, Selecting Relevant Traits

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:40 Purchasing a Purebred vs. Composite Bull 9:16 Coccidiosis 13:54 Selecting Economically Relevant Traits Guest: Megan Rolf, K-State Associate Professor of… Continue reading Purebred vs. Composite Bull, Coccidiosis, Selecting Relevant Traits

November 18 • 22m 1s
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Mineral Forms, VFD, Fetal Programming

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:26 Mineral Forms   11:27 VFD: What Does it Mean? 16:36 Fetal Programming: What Is It? Guest: Laurentia Van Rensburg, Technical… Continue reading Mineral Forms, VFD, Fetal Programming

November 11 • 23m 9s
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Anaplasmosis, Beta Agonists, Rice Bran

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:20 Anaplasmosis   12:06 Beta Agonistis   17:48 Rice Bran   For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on Twitter… Continue reading Anaplasmosis, Beta Agonists, Rice Bran

November 4 • 23m 44s
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Bulls, Sustainability, Agrotourism

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:35 Bulls   9:03 Sustainability – How to Implement   16:06 Agrotourism   Guest: Debbie Lyons Blythe, U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable… Continue reading Bulls, Sustainability, Agrotourism

October 28 • 23m 14s
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Bull Management, Financial Planning, Winter Grazing Techniques

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:12 Bull Management   10:00 Financial Planning   16:21 Winter Grazing Techniques For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on… Continue reading Bull Management, Financial Planning, Winter Grazing Techniques

October 21 • 23m 36s
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Liver Abscesses, Prepping Calves for the Sale Barn, Ammoniated Forages

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:24 Liver Abscesses   9:20 Prepping Calves for the Sale Barn   15:49 Ammoniated Forages More on ammoniated forages can be found… Continue reading Liver Abscesses, Prepping Calves for the Sale Barn, Ammoniated Forages

October 14 • 22m 54s
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Kelli Almes, Biosecurity Plans, Practitioner Response

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 3:17 Kelli Almes 8:28 Biosecurity Plans for Your Operation 16:14 Practitioner Response to Disease Outbreaks Guest: Kelli Almes, Associate Coordinator of… Continue reading Kelli Almes, Biosecurity Plans, Practitioner Response

October 7 • 23m 16s
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Monitoring Meat Demand, Nutrition for Fall Calving Cows, Pharmaceutical Updates

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:12 Monitoring Meat Demand  11:03 Nutrition for Fall Calving Cows 16:09 Pharmaceutical Updates For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us… Continue reading Monitoring Meat Demand, Nutrition for Fall Calving Cows, Pharmaceutical Updates

September 30 • 24m 2s
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Purebred vs. Crossbred, Pharmaceutical Updates, Farm Incomes

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:27 Maintenance – Purebred vs. Crossbred   11:38 Pharmaceutical Updates 17:15 Farm Incomes Dropping? For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow… Continue reading Purebred vs. Crossbred, Pharmaceutical Updates, Farm Incomes

September 23 • 23m 39s
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5 Areas of Risk, Pre-Weaning Mortality, PRF Insurance

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:44 5 Areas of Risk   9:34 Pre-Weaning Mortality  14:40 Pasture Rangeland and Forage (PRF) Insurance Guest: Ross Bronson, Redd Summit… Continue reading 5 Areas of Risk, Pre-Weaning Mortality, PRF Insurance

September 16 • 21m 56s
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Fall Forage, Small Packing Plants, Cows Fitting their Environment

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:46 Options for Fall Forage  9:40 Small Packing Plants  16:18 Cows Fitting Their Environment   For more on BCI Cattle Chat,… Continue reading Fall Forage, Small Packing Plants, Cows Fitting their Environment

September 9 • 23m 13s
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Inflation, Syringe Management, Weaning

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:02 Beef Producers and Inflation   7:43 Syringe Management  15:36 Weaning   For more on BCI Cattle Chat, follow us on… Continue reading Inflation, Syringe Management, Weaning

September 2 • 22m 28s
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Higher Input Prices, Body Condition Score, Needle Sizes

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:02 Higher Input Prices 8:09 Body Condition Score on Cows 19:23 What Size Needle Should I Use?   For more on… Continue reading Higher Input Prices, Body Condition Score, Needle Sizes

August 26 • 23m 38s
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Liver Abscesses, Stockpiling Forages, Recording Keeping

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 1:20 Liver Abscesses: Why Should They Matter to Me? 9:20 Stockpiling Forages: How to Manage 16:00 Recording Keeping on Health Procedures… Continue reading Liver Abscesses, Stockpiling Forages, Recording Keeping

August 19 • 23m 10s
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Preconditioning Economics, Vaccine Labels, Labor Shortages

Welcome to BCI Cattle Chat!  Please click on any links below to be taken to sources mentioned in the podcast. Keep an eye out for news regarding the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. 2:44 Preconditioning Economics 9:45 What Does Your Vaccine Label Mean? 14:30 Labor Shortages: How to Manage For more on BCI Cattle… Continue reading Preconditioning Economics, Vaccine Labels, Labor Shortages

August 12 • 23m 36s
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