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Cow-calf producers have embraced management strategies that make their livestock a better value to the rest of the U.S. beef cattle industry, but bovine respiratory disease (BRD) continues to be an area where improvement is needed.
Meat processing facilities were deemed essential businesses early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, and continue to be recognized as such. However, recent research shows the pandemic operations of larger facilities may have actually contributed to the spread of COVID-19 in local communities.
Producers with horned cattle should develop and implement a dehorning plan that improves efficiency and animal wellbeing.
Beef producers should be careful to ensure recommended withdrawal times for animal-related medication are followed before selling treated cattle.
Driving or riding through a pen or pasture of cattle is a favorite chore for many producers. Making sure our cattle have plenty of clean water, access to feed or forage and monitoring herd health are important aspects of daily care. When examining cattle, one important disease not to overlook is pinkeye.