Clean Calving is Clean Living
Keeping calves health is a multifactorial process, but one of the key aspects is sanitation. Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center talks about what to clean, and how clean it needs to be to decrease the risk of infection caused by viruses and bacteria.
When to Help a Calving Cow
Are you out in your barn right now staring at a calving cow, wondering if you should pull the calf, and using the internet to help answer your question? Well, you’re in luck, because you’ve landed on the answer! Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center details when to let a cow calve on her own, and when you should give her a hand.
Can I Feed my Cows to Prevent Scours?
Scours, especially crypto, is a tough disease to deal with; would there be a way to prevent it by simply feeding an additive to the cows? Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center talks about Celmanax, a product that helps prevent a crypto scours.
Calving 2021: Are you Ready?
Calving season is right around the corner, and the folks at Sioux Nation Ag Center are ready to help. Generic Ranch Ron is prepared, with the products he needs and the veterinarian on speed dial. Are you ready? The list of products featured in this video: -OB chains -OB handles -Calf jack -Liquid disinfectant -Metal bucket -OB lube -OB sleeves -Electrolytes -Colostrum replacer -Mother/Calf bonding powder -Calf tuber -Balling gun -7 way vaccine -Injectable mineral -Syringes and needles -Dakota Start paste
How Much Water will Cows Drink in the Winter?
Are your cows getting enough water in the winter? Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center explores the nuances of winter watering in this video.
How to Keep Vaccine from Freezing
Do you have calves to work, but the mercury is below the freezing mark? Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center has some ideas on how to keep that vaccine from becoming a popsicle without using electric heat.
Can I Grind Net Wrap into my Cow Feed?
Is grinding net wrap directly into the feed harmful to my cows? Doc Jake from Sioux Nation Ag Center explores the consequences of this action.
Helping Your Cows Navigate Cold Weather
The thermometer has got us down, but that doesn't mean our cows have to be! Doc Jake with Sioux Nation Ag Center has some tips on how to help your cows during these winter months.
What Should I Look for when Buying a Chute?
Considering a purchase of a new cattle chute? Doc Jake from Sioux Nation Ag Center talks about pros and cons of different chutes as well as things to keep an eye out for if you are buying used.